Barrow chooses new Judicial Secretary
President Adama Barrow has co-opt Mrs Aisatou Jallow-Sey as the new Judicial Secretary effective 1st June, backing the upgrading of the former occupant, Justice Landing M Sanneh, as a Judge of the High Court.
*Mrs Jallow-Sey obtained her LLB (Hon) degree from the International Islamic University of Malaysia in 1993 and the Master of Laws (LL.M) from McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 2003. She has 27 years’ experience as a legal practitioner in private practice, the state law office, international organisations, the private financial and Public sectors as well in civil society.*
Meanwhile, the Chief Justice has instructed that public court happenings to restart since last Monday, backing their adjournment due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Justice Jallow instructed that consideration be given to criminal cases especially of persons in prison and whereas the courts have no criminal cases, the focus should move on to civil work.
He also instructed that not more than three cases were to be put forward daily and that minimum number of people should be allowed into each proceeding.
‘In a separate development, the Chief Justice has designated the refurbished Mile 7 Bakau premises of the Judiciary as a High Court and assigned newly appointed Judge Justice Zainabou Nguie Mboob, to preside over the cases in that court.’