Commission members inspect Jammeh’s vehicles


By Baba Sillah

The Janneh Commission members yesterday visited state houses in Banjul and Fajara and two other places in Kotu as part of their probe of former president Yahya Jammeh.

The delegation headed by Chairman Sourahata Janneh, Commission Counsel Amie Bensouda and others were received at the State House, Banjul by Secretary General Dawda Fadera and the Government Vehicle Controller Nfamara Saidyba. They inspected the fleet of vehicles owned by the former president.


At least one hundred vehicles including a limousine, Rolls- Royce and other customised high-end motors owned by Jammeh were invented and parked by the authorities during the political impasse, Controller Saidyba told the commission delegation.

The members also visited the six-bedroom Battery Flat Apartment at State House and inspected the multi-million dollar tent and red carpets.

From State House the delegation proceeded to the State House in Fajara were the delegation assessed the vehicles bought by Jammeh and currently being used by President Barrow before proceeded to Futurlec building and Maintenance Service Company in Kotu were 255 vehicles including tractors and buses were parked for servicing.

Vehicle Controller Saidyba said 21 vehicles are currently parked in the Futurlec garages needing maintenance. He also informed the delegation that by next month, they will embark on a nationwide inventory tour to collect all the tractors and assemble them at one place in line with instructions from the commission. Meanwhile, the visit to Kanilai was rescheduled to another date.