The lady behind the popular “Kalama Revolution” has absconded from the jurisdiction of The Gambia, the Freedom Newspaper can authoritatively report. Ms. Sukai Dahaba, who was very instrumental in gathering Gambian women, including the supporters of the main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) to protest against the Jammeh dictatorship, has been on the run, this medium can reveal. She arrived in the Senegalese Capital Dakar, few days ago, amid reports that she was targeted for possible assassination by the autocratic regime of Yahya Jammeh.
Ms. Dahaba was recently granted court bail. She has since jumped bail without the knowledge of the state. She travelled via the busy Amadali border checkpoint unnoticed by border agents.
An anonymous source who reached us to announce the absconding of Sukai Dahaba, was asked to explain how Ms. Dahaba escaped and this is what he had to say: “Well I won’t go into that details, but one thing I can tell you, it was really a hell. Imagine you are trying to escape and when you reach at the border you met your picture there labeled wanted.”
“The state is so angry that she is nowhere to be seen. Jammeh must understand that we are gripping faster and stronger on our quest to render The Gambia ungovernable,” he added.
The source went on to say that there are many things in the making. “Pa, I stopped writing and I do not communicate with people. I have my reasons. However, I don’t like the idea to censor information when the public need it and it would be of benefit to our course.”
The Kalama revolution has gained momentum in recent weeks. The absence of Ms. Dahaba from the country will surely be missed by her fellow activists.