Abdoulie G. Dibba
It is more than two weeks now since the ten senior officials working under the Ministry of Agriculture were arrested and detained without trial at the Fraud Squad of the Police Headquarters in Banjul.
on the 7th of July 2014.
Sources have revealed that the ten officials are still held without charge or trial, thus exceeding the constitutional limit of detaining a person not more than 72hrs.
The officials being detained are Foday Jadama, Regional Director, Kutubo Sanyang, Project Coordinator Cowpea, Mr Malamin Kebba Drammeh, Senior Agricultural Officer at the Wellingara Model Centre, Musa Dampha, Communications, Education Extension Services, Fafanding Fatajo, the Project Coordinator of FASDEP, Lamin Fatajo, the Project Coordinator of Rural Finance, Dr. Saikou E. Sanyang, the Regional Director of Agriculture NBR, Dr. Lamin Sanyang, the Regional Director of Agriculture CRR, Mr. Cherno Mballow Agric-business and Mbemba Dahaba.