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COMMISSION OF INQUIRY

(Issued under the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia to enquire into the Financial Dealings, Assets etc. of Ex-President, his Family Members and Close Associates


Djembe Beach Resort (formerly Jerma Hotel)
Kololi, Kanifing Municipality
The Republic of The Gambia
Tel: 2023438		          
Email: gambiacommissionofinquiry@gmail.com

CAPTAIN EBOU JALLOW SUMMON TO THE COMMISSION OF INQUIRY

Cap Ebou Jallow Summon

THE FIRST SITTING OF THE COMMMISSION OF INQUIRY,10th August,2017

The Commission of Inquiry held its first sitting on Thursday,10th August 2017. Five witnesses had been summoned to the Commission for hearing namely: Managing Director Guaranty Trust bank,Managing Director Trust bank LTD,Managing Director First Internation Bank,Director of Geological Department and Commissioner General(GRA).

NOTICE

A. WHEREAS the President of the Republic of The Gambia pursuant to his powers under section 200 of the Constitution has issued a Commission of Inquiry and appointed Commissioners in terms of Legal Notice No. 15 of 2017 published in Supplement “A” to The Gambia Gazette No 17 of 13th July 2017, a copy of which is attached hereto;

B. WHEREAS the Commission is required to inter alia inquire into and investigate the Financial Dealings and Assets of Ex-President Jammeh, his Family Members and Close Associates;

C. WHEREAS it is a matter of public record that Ex-President Jammeh, his wife Mrs. Zineb Jammeh and some Close Associates are now resident in Equatorial Guinea under the auspices of the Government of that country.

NOW THEREFORE, the Commission of Inquiry so appointed hereby issues this NOTICE to Ex-President Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh and his wife Mrs. Zineb Jammeh of the issue of the Commission and its terms of reference.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is hereby Ordered to ensure service of this Notice and attached legal notice on Ex-President Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh and his wife Mrs. Zineb Jammeh through diplomatic channels, and to submit proof that this notice has been so served as Ordered within 14 days of the date hereof.

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