Leaders accused of looting the coffers
More than $11 million (£8.8m; €10.3m) is reportedly missing from The Gambia’s state coffers following the departure of long-time leader Yahya Jammeh, who clung to power for nearly two months despite losing the presidential election in December.
Mr Jammeh, thought to now be in Equatorial Guinea, is not the first leader accused of lining his own pockets with state funds. In fact, many have taken far more. Here are some of the worst offenders.
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seems to be a pattern of omission here..all “nasty” third world countries..western leaders would never do such a thing eh? *sigh
tell me one US politician who comes out of his service to country poorer than when he or she goes in?
the amounts of money arent the same but the principle is..did you know its legal to obtain and use “insider trading” information if you are a member of congress??..think about that!
you will be exposed as a money grabbing leader when the system wants to dump you..up until then you do what you want..like mubarak and saleh..