Africell’s Human Resources Manager Soma Ann, has taken a break from work, Freedom Radio Gambia can reveal. She is on vacation. This followed revelations that she and Alieu Badara Mbye, the Africell MD lobbied for the suspension on international call terminations imposed on Africell not to be collected by the company.
PURA’s decision to suspend the cellular phone company’s call termination portal was revoke by office of the president. The company was allowed to resume business as usual.
Africell insiders said staff, who wanted to apply for leave were told that the company’s Human Resources Manager was on vacation. She is said to be staying home for now. One Mr. Barry is her immediate boss, sources said.
Soma’s mom Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang, was said to have used her position to prevail on the president to allow Africell to resume collection of international call termination fees. The company rakes millions of dalasi from the telecommunication gateway.