Opposition UDP files Legal lawsuit at Supreme Court against President Barrow Advisers

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Chief Justice Hassan Jallow

In defense of the Constitution of the Gambia, the opposition United Democratic Party has filed a legal lawsuit in the Supreme Court of the Gambia, pursuant to section 5 of the constitution, against six of President Barrow’s presidential advisers.

The advisers include Mr. Dembo Bojang, Mr. Lamin Cham, Mr. Henry Gomez, Mr. Dodou Sanno, aka Dou Sanno, Mr. Sulayman Camera, and Mr. lamin K. Saidy.

In a press Statement, the UDP said: ” In their bid to abate the continuous contravention of the constitution and other laws in the Gambia, the United Democratic party and Mr. Ebrima Dibba, Deputy National Organizing Secretary, have today filed in the supreme court suits against all purported advisers to president Adama Barrow challenging the constitutionality of their appointments as such advisers. Both Ebrima Dibba and the United Democratic Party believe that the appointments of these individuals contravene section 170 of the constitution.”

Meanwhile, the UDP also announced that their Lawmaker, Hon Madi K Ceesay, national assembly member for Serre Kunda West Constituency, Deputy Minority leader, and member of the national assembly committee on foreign relations, and the united democratic party has also today filed suits against: Mrs. Fatoumata Jahumpa- Ceesay, Mr. Sheikh Tijan Hydara, Mr. Ousman Jatta aka Rambo Jatta and Mr. Lamin Bojang aka Lamin Satou Bojang challenging the constitutionality of their appointments in the foreign and diplomatic services of the Gambia.

The UDP says it is a party that believes in the rule of law and will continue to defend and uphold the constitution of the Gambia.

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