Another Gambian Navy officer, has defected from Jammeh’s disintegrated Army, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal. Lt. Ebrima B Jallow, absconded last night. He is a vessel captain and commander of the Navy high speed boats.
Captain Jallow narrowly escapes arrest. Armed soldiers showed up at his Jalanbang home to arrest him, but he was nowhere to be found. Jallow had already fled town with his family at the time of the soldier’s raid.
Captain Jallow arrived in Senegal some hours ago. He left town hours before the expiration of Jammeh’s term expiration. He refused to be used by Jammeh to put up a fight with the ECOWAS forces due to enter the Gambia in coming hours.
Senegal, has presented a draft resolution before the UN Security Council, asking the body to compel dictator Yahya Jammeh to step down. The UN is expected to vote on Senegal’s proposed resolution today.