Former President Yahya Jammeh who is leaving the country shortly is said to be travelling out on exile with most of his close aides, The Fatu Network can reveal.

Among the names mentioned are General Saul Badjie, State Guards Commander, Oumpa Mendy, Personal Protection Officer and even Jimbe Jammeh, a so-called protocol officer and relative of Mr Jammeh.

Its is also confirmed that Amadou Joof, the ADC to the First Lady is among those going on exile with Jammeh and his family. They are all according to reports, allowed to go with their entire family members on exile.

It is still not clear which country Mr Jammeh, family and close aides are going but all is set at the Banjul International Airport for them to travel out of the country today.