The former President of the Gambia before leaving the country stole from the Treasury 11.4 million

Former President of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh, who lost the elections on 1 December oppositionist Adam barrow, left the country, taking with him 11.4 million dollars from the state Treasury, reports channel ABC News, citing the Associated Press.

During his last hours in power, Jammeh also out of the country luxury and expensive cars with cargo aircraft, the adviser said the new leader of the Gambia Mai Ahmad Fattah.

«Gambia in a state of financial disaster. The state Treasury is almost empty. It is a fact that was confirmed by specialists,» said Fattah, noting that the country had suffered enormous damage, and at the disposal of the new authorities now minimal resources.

After the December elections, Jammeh, who heads the country since 1994, said that the voting process took place from «serious breaches», and called for new elections. However, in January in the Gambia began a military operation in his shift.

Last week, the new President of the barrow announced that «the presidency is officially over Jammeh and the Gambia is entering a new era». The African Union and ECOWAS, stated that since 19 January, they recognize only the head of state — barrow.

Previously, the majority of West African countries has announced its willingness for military intervention in the Gambia in case you did not manage to persuade the President to resign.




The former President of the Gambia before leaving the country stole from the Treasury 11.4 million 23.01.2017

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