Gambian leader reshuffles senior gov’t functionaries
APA-Banjul (The Gambia) President Adama Barrow has with effect from July 1st redeployed senior government functionaries and appointed new ones.
Under the new arrangement, Mr. Hassan Jallow, Permanent Secretary at the Agriculture Ministry has been redeployed to the Office of The President (OP).
Mr. Abdoulie Jallow who was the permanent secretary at the Agriculture ministry has been sent to the Finance and Economic Affairs ministry as PS.
Ms. Roheyatou Kah, PS Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters, is redeployed to the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources (MECCNAR).
She replaces PS Alhagie Nyangado who has been moved to the Fisheries Ministry.
In an appointment which comes into effect on 1st August, 2023, Mr. Buba Sanyang, PS for the Ministry of Lands, Regional Administration and Religious Affairs has been sent to the Ministry of Tourism and Culture.
Mr. Samba Camara Mballow, PS, Office of The Vice President will on the 14th October 2023, be the new PS Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare.
Four other DPSs are affected by the rotation including Deputy Permanent Secretaries: Mr. Alhagie Taal, DPS of the Finance and Economic Affairs Ministry who is redeployed to the Tourism Ministry replacing DPS Mamady Dampha who is moved to the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MOTIE).
Mr. Hassan Gaye, DPS of MOTIE is the new DPS at the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy (MOCDE) while Mr. Ebrima Drammeh, DPS, Office of The President, is now Deputy Governor of the Lower River Region.
Credit to: apanews.net