President Barrow’s government is in the process of establishing a commission to look into the financial and business related activities of the former President Yahya Jammeh.
This was disclosed by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice during a Press Conference on Thursday to provide information about some of the activities of the Ministry of Justice over the past few weeks.
According to him, his Ministry is in consultation with President Barrow and the Cabinet to finalise the draft terms of reference for the establishment of such commission of inquiry.
“The Ministry is in the process of finalising the draft terms of reference for the establishment of a commission of inquiry to look into the financial and business related activities of the former president,” Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakr Tambadou said.
He said the Commission is expected to start its work in the soonest possible time.
Minister Tambadou disclosed that the Justice Ministry would be soon writing to all government departments, agencies and organs advising them to suspend all bilateral contractual engagements with certain identified companies pending a review of the contractual arrangements with them.
The former president who was defeated in the last presidential polls was allegedly engaged in so many businesses ranging fishing, selling rice and bakery among others including mining the country’s natural resources. He was involved in almost every business in the country.
Meanwhile, the former president has fled to into exiled after he lost elections to President Barrow.