The chief of defense staff of The Gambia Armed Forces, Brigadier General Ousman Badjie has confirmed to the Fatu Network that he is still the CDS as far as he knows. “I have not received an official letter of removal or deployment as at now ( Friday, February 24, 2017 )”  CDS badjie said.

“I still have my official vehicle and my guards are still here with me” he added. Asked if other Generals have been removed, The CDS said he is not aware of any removal or deployment in the army. “I’m not sure if I will be fired tomorrow saturday, but as at now I am the CDS” he concluded.