The former Kanilai Camp Commander and close Jammeh aide Alhagie Martin, is the Inspector General of the army, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal. Mr. Martin’s job entails inspecting military facilities and infrastructures. He is a close buddy of CDS Masaneh Kinteh.
The position of Inspector General in the army was created by former dictator Yahya Jammeh. Martin now occupies that office, according to army sources.
Also promoted is Captain Bunja Darboe. Mr. Darboe has been elevated to the rank of Lt. Colonel. Bunja, who was reinstated recently in charge of army admin.
In another development, sources said there is a secret recruitment of Jammeh’s loyalists in the force to form an opposition against the new political dispensation. Our source said dictator Yahya Jammeh is pulling the strings from afar, and the authorities should not under any circumstances underrate Jammeh’s capabilities of destabilizing the West African nation.
The Gambia has witnessed spate of armed robberies in the recent past. A Tujereng man was shot dead during the weekend by an unknown gunman. The killer is currently at large.