The founder and CEO of Gach World, Abubacar Jawara, on Tuesday appeared earlier than Justice Haddy C. Roche to present proof within the Gam-Petroleum trial involving former normal supervisor and former operations supervisor, Saihou Drammeh and Lamin Gassama respectively.
The duo is dealing with eight fees of legal offences together with financial crimes.
The duo had since their indictment denied any wrongdoing
Giving his testimony earlier than the court docket, Mr. Jawara defined that somebody had really helpful the previous Operations Supervisor Lamin Gassama to him, when he was in search of a young.
He added after coping with Mr. Gassama to arrange a young doc for him, he (Gassama) later knowledgeable him that he had ready the mentioned tender doc however that it must be signed by then Normal Supervisor Saihou Drammeh, which was not carried out, even after a number of comply with ups.
The Gach CEO additional adduced that when he spoke with Mr. Drammeh straight on telephone in regards to the tender doc, Mr. Drammeh confirmed to him that the doc was on his desk and guaranteed that it will be signed and despatched to him.
He additional instructed the court docket that he despatched his driver to select the tender doc from the then Normal Supervisor Drammeh, and when he acquired it, he filed and introduced it an hour earlier than the expiry of the date line.
He added that he was awarded the contract, which he competed with one businessman who enthusiastically confirmed curiosity.
In accordance with the witness, as quickly as he was awarded the contract, gasoline costs had been elevated by The Gambia authorities, leaving him in a dilemma.
He mentioned Saihou Drammeh instructed him that his discount was not a superb worth.
Mr. Jawara knowledgeable the court docket that Mr. Drammeh later visited him at his workplace, the place he (Drammeh) launched one Senegalese to him, and that Drammeh later urged the mentioned Senegalese to assist him (Jawara), since he (Jawara) is new within the enterprise and is aware of not a lot.
The witness retailed to the court docket that he additionally knowledgeable Saihou Drammeh that Kadijatou Kebbeh could be coping with them on his behalf, since he (the witness) is an everyday traveller.
The mentioned tender doc was admitted by the court docket as exhibit P72.
Mr. Jawara will seem earlier than court docket to proceed testimony.
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