Lt. Colonel Bojang back as Army Spokesperson

Friday, August 24, 2018

The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has announced the re-appointment of Lieutenant Colonel Omar B Bojang as its Public Relations Officer after previously serving in the appointment.

Lieutenant Colonel was first appointed as PRO of The Gambia Armed Forces in August 2008 to December 2012 and later from March 2017 to July 2017 where he was nominated to undergo his Senior Staff Course in Nigeria. Upon his return, he is again appointed as PRO.

He was enlisted into The Gambia Armed Forces on 4th February, 2001 and commissioned into the officers’ corps on 3 July 2006. He has done series of courses both home and abroad and has held various staff and command appointments in the Gambia Armed Forces commensurate to his rank.

In a statement to the press, he thanked Allah for all the blessings He has bestowed on him as an individual and The Gambia Armed Forces in general and the country as a whole.

He also thanked the Chief of Defence Staff of The Gambia Armed Forces Lieutenant General Masanneh Kinteh and the entire leadership of the Armed Forces for the trust and confidence reposed on him. He also thanked the press for their support to the GAF over the years. He urged the press to continue to support the GAF.

He also called on the press to clarify anything through his office before reporting about The Gambia Armed Forces, while assuring them and the general public of GAF’s unflinching support to development of The Gambia at all time. He furthered informeed the press that GAF in its bid to make it more accessible and relevant in the 21 century, has created a website where most of her activities will be featured.  The website can be access on

Meanwhile, acting PRO Lieutenant Malick Sanyang has been appointed as the Deputy Public Relations Officer for The Gambia Armed Forces.