Six members of The Gambia Armed Forces who were sentenced by a General Court Martial for their involvement in the December 30, 2014 attacks on the State House have all been reinstated to The Gambia Armed Forces effective Friday, February 24, 2017 .

Lieutenant Colonel Sarjo Jarju, Captain Abdoulie Jobe, Captain Buba K. Bojang, Captain Amadou Sowe, Lieutenant Buba Sanneh and Private Modou Njie have all been reinstated few hours ago in Banjul.

This development came less than 24hrs after Gambians in the diaspora paid a courtesy call on President and Commander in Chief Of The Gambia Armed Forces, Adama Barrow during which they discussed with him the plight of the six men. “This is a welcome development, these men really deserve this. They are our heroes , we are proud of them”. A security source told The Fatu Network.

Meanwhile, the men have all received their letters of reinstatement and will be picking their uniforms from The Yundum Barracks on Sunday, February 26, 2017.