Central bank Gambia not looted

Central bank Gambia not looted

World January 23, 2017 21:06

banjul - The assets of Central Bank of The Gambia are 'untouched.' That said, the spokesman of President Adama Barrow Monday. The new leader had Sunday expressed the fear that the state vaults were emptied by his predecessor Yahya Jammeh after his election defeat in December.

An adviser to Barrow said earlier that Jammeh, which 22 years has been in power in the West African country, converted took over 10 million euros for his forced departure to Equatorial Guinea. That would be according to data from the World Bank 1.2 percent of Gambia's gross domestic product in 2015.

Although the financial damage seems limited Gambia, Jammeh does in exile not to bite on a piece of wood. He'd been characterized during his presidency, according to human rights organizations continue imprisoning, torture and murder of political opponents, have enriched gigantic. The fugitive dictator has amongst a fleet of Rolls-Royces and a mansion in an affluent suburb of Washington, D.C.

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