Colonel Mamadi Doumbouya, President of the Transition in Guinea, has retired more than forty magistrates. The decision was made public late yesterday evening.
Last November, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya sent 500 police officers into retirement. He has done it again. This time, in the judiciary. Indeed, the president of the transition signed several decrees, made public on national television late in the night from Tuesday 28 to Wednesday 29 December.
These decrees formalize the retirement of some forty magistrates, according to the Guinean media. This decision, which comes into effect on December 31, 2021, concerns magistrates of the courts and tribunals as well as those working in the office of the Ministry of Justice.
Among these 41 future magistrates already declared eligible for retirement, is Mamadou Syma Sylla, president of the Supreme Court, who led the trial of Alpha Conde, then the main opponent of the late General Lansana Conté. He is also the one who presided over the inauguration hearing of the current president of the Transition, Colonel Mamadi Doumbouya.