• Sainey Darboe

Sister of murdered American: ‘Perpetrators must be held accountable’

The perpetrators of heinous crimes under president Jammeh must be held accountable in the service of justice, Olay Ceesay whose brother Alhagie Mamut Ceesay and his friend Ebou Jobe were kidnapped and killed in The Gambia has declared.

Olay Ceesay's brother Alhagie Mamut Ceesay and his friend Ebou Jobe disappeared in the Gambia

Speaking in an exclusive Standard Bantaba interview, Olay Ceesay who is a host on The Sisters Show which aims to inspire women,especially people of African descent said of the personal and national quest for justice:

“It’s ongoing and the TRRC is in progress and we are hopeful that they will make the right recommendations to ensure all perpetrators are held accountable for the horrendous acts they have committed. We do not want what happened before to ever repeat itself on Gambian soil. I am a strong believer that the only way for history not to repeat itself is to hold people accountable. Holding people accountable has nothing to do with reconciliation or forgiveness. As people, we should always know in whatever position or situations we find ourselves that we are accountable for the actions and decisions we make”.

Alhagie Mamut Ceesay and his friend Ebou Jobe disappeared in The Gambia

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