Hello Pa. This is very interesting. Former Magistrate Samsideen Conteh has absconded as he learned that he is wanted by the N.I.A. and the police, after Yahya Jammeh gave directives for him to be arrested and prosecuted. This message shows that Gambian youths should not trust Yahya Jammeh. Do you remember Magistrate Samsideen Conteh at Banjul Magistrates’ Court? This guy was the magistrate, who issued arrest warrants against Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh and Sedia Bayo.

magistrate contehThe same magistrate presided over the case of The State v. Sait Matty Jaw. After he acquitted and discharged Sait Matty Jaw, Yahya Jammeh was very angry with the young man and immediately ordered for the man to be dismissed. He was dismissed from the Judiciary.

Now, the guy fled- absconded from The Gambia because he learned that the N.I.A. officers were looking for him. Jammeh ordered the N.I.A. to arrest the young man and prosecute him.

This guy is also among the students, who were to be sponsored by Yahya Jammeh. He was the award recipient of the award for the best graduating student in law at the 8th convocation ceremony of the University of The Gambia. I have learned that Yahya Jammeh revoked the guy’s scholarship because he believes that the guy was not co-operating with him.

I want you to tell all Gambian youths that Yahya Jammeh should not be trusted. He will promise and fail them. 

Written by a reader in Banjul


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