13 May 2013

Gambia: Presidential Pardon for Imam Baba Leigh

The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Dr Alhaji Yahya Jammeh, has pardoned the Imam of Kanifing Estate, Baba Leigh, a press release from the national broadcaster, GRTS has stated.

The release reads:

The Imam of Kanifing Estate Baba Leigh has been released, after a pardon by President Jammeh. The Imam was accompanied to State House by the Imam Ratib of Banjul, Alhaji Cherno Alieu Mass Kah and members of the Supreme Islamic Council. He was received there by the Minister of Presidential Affairs, Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service, Dr. Njogu Bah.

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