The mafia in Banjul have once again done it. They have taken over the Barrow regime as they did with the Jammeh government. They are still in control. The Banjul mafia operates in secret. They work side by side with the Lebanese mafia. The Iranian mafia businessmen are also on the ground.
The Gambia is a secret society. The secret society has captured the state and its relevant institutions. They are in the business of buying police chiefs, intelligence chiefs, and anti-narcotic chiefs just for the pursuance of their sheer economic ventures. They also pocket greedy Presidents.
Gambia, your nation has been sold! Prime lands have been allocated to businessmen, dubious investors, the President’s friends, family members and supporters.
The land grabbing has now been extended to the Tourism Development Area (TDA). The Gambia Tourism Board (GTB Board), which is under the auspices of the Tourism Ministry, has been acting in concert with the Lands Ministry to dispose our prime lands around the TDA area.
The sold areas worth millions of dollars. Corrupt officials are using their positions to sell our nation’s sandy beaches just for the sake of financial aggrandizement.
There is this company called Construct Gambia LTD, owned by Fara Shams, has been allocated the prime TDA land behind the British High Commission in Fajara.
Shams is said to be an Iranian. He has close ties with the Lebanese mafia in Banjul.
Shams is also the owner of the TDA Fajara waterfront properties. The Fajara waterfront plots was allocated to him during dictator Jammeh’s rule. The houses that he built in that TDA area, housed Foreign Diplomats, Expatriate workers and rich folks. Those apartments are sold for nothing less than $200,000 dollars.
Shams is a quiet and reserved businessman. He operates on the low key.
He was contracted by Jammeh’s government to build the Bakau Craft market. His company also built the Lebanese Emporium shop in Fajara.
Construct Company LTD has been in business since 1991. It was registered during Jawara’s rule.
Fara’s son Seena Shams, is handling his Dad’s business. Seena is a close buddy of Talib Bensouda, the son of Lawyer Amie Bensouda.
Talib was his school mate at Marina High. He dropped out from school and later traveled to Canada, where Talib studied. He used to hangout with Talib and Momar Tall in Canada. Check the picture below.
Talib is the poster kid of the Lebanese mafia. He is being groomed as a future Presidential candidate.
Meanwhile, GTBOARD sources have intimated that the land situated around the British High Commission has been allocated to Fara Shams. It is not clear how Fara secured the land, but sources said that land has been sold.
Construct Gambia LTD officials could not be reached for comment. Sources said Construct Gambia LTD is enjoying “unlimited access” to The Gambian government.
Tourism Minister Hamat Bah, Lands Minister Musa Drammeh and President Adama Barrow should explain to Gambians how the said prime land was allocated to Fara Shams. We are watching and monitoring the activities of the mafia.
Nothing has changed in The Gambia. It is the same old players running the state.