Captain Bakary Camara, an orderly to Gambia’s dictator, Yahya Jammeh was fired yesterday after serving at the Bravo Company for almost five months. As in the case of army general, Alhaji Martin and director of protocol, Baboucarr Puye Jobarteh, no reason was given for his removal. Camara was one time a former bodyguard of the president, and was prosecuted and sent to prison for two years and charged with felony theft and giving false information to a public officer.
Thrown in the Gambia’s notorious donjon of Mile II, his co-accused, Manlafi Sanyang died while they were serving time. No doubt, this ex-military officer’s trial and tribulations were orchestrated by no other than the nation’s brutal dictator, Yahya Jammeh, whom he had agreed to serve again until his removal yesterday.