Gambia: Yahya Jammeh Stole $11m, Exported Luxury Cars – President’s Aide, Fatty

We met an empty treasury an aide to the newly inaugurated President of Gambia, Mai Fatty, has accused the ousted leader, Yahya Jammeh of stealing over $11m and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane.

Addressing reporters in Dakar, Senegal, Fatty said the new administration met an empty treasury.

“Over two weeks, over 500m dalasi ($11 million) were withdrawn” by Jammeh, adding that “As we take over, the government of The Gambia is in financial distress.”

Fatty also alleged that a Chadian cargo plane had transported luxury goods out of the country on Jammeh’s behalf, in his final hours in power, including unknown number of vehicles