Ex Ocean Bay manager to sue SSHFC


Mr Odenwald who resigned from his Gambian job after handing over a letter to his employees last year, said his decision was prompted by his inability to work with the senior management staff of the five-star provided to him by SSHFC. Shortly afterwards, he returned to his native Germany.

But speaking to The Standard, he claimed: “Social Security however owes me up to D1.5 million and the money is my bonus payment and my two years employment contract benefits. I turned that hotel from D20-D30 million losses to D6 million profit”.

He said he has contracted the services of Ida Drameh for the purposes of the litigation. He said he will be seeking the payment of his D1.5 million claim as well as costs and damages.


Following the receipt of this information, we contacted the managing director of Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation, Mr Edward Graham, for comment. But he declined saying he cannot make any immediate comment on the matter “until further notice”. 

Ocean Bay Hotel owned by the Gambia national pension fund corporation is located in the idyllic setting of the Atlantic Ocean bay in Cape Point, Bakau.


Author: Kebba Camara