3rd Ranked Personality In The Gambia Resigns
There is still a bit of crisis in the Gambia as the President has refused to step down befor swearing in day. Abdou Jobe, the Gambian Minister of Trade Industry, Regional Integration and Employment, has resigned from the administration of President Yahya Jammeh who lost the December 1 presidential election to Adama Barrow but refuses to go.
Reports states that Jobe tendered his resignation letter in protest of Jammeh’s refusal to step down.
He is third high ranking government official from outgoing President camp to jump ship.
Ex Ministers of Information and Youth and Sports, Sheriff Bojang and Alieu K Jammeh respectively had earlier resigned and left Gambia.
A newspaper said unconfirmed reports suggested that the Minister of Finance, Abdou Colley has also resigned and flee to Senegal.
Jammeh first conceded defeat before changing his mind citing irregularities but the move angered many around the world and West Africa’s regional body has threatened military intervention inside the Gambia should democracy fail.