Minor reshuffle in Gambia’s diplomatic missions

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

There has been some minor reshuffle in the country’s diplomatic missions, official sources told this medium.

The development saw Dr. Kujejatou Manneh appointed as The Gambia’s new ambassador to Cuba.

Sources added that Dr. Kujejatou Manneh, who was one time executive director of ActionAid International The Gambia received her letter of appointment since last year.

Dr. Manneh replaces Lt. General Ousman Bargie, former chief of Defence Staff in the Jammeh era who has his appointment rescinded.

Official sources did not disclose the reason (s) why former CDS Bargie had his appointment rescinded.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Omar Faye, former Gambian ambassador to the United States has been appointed deputy ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.

In the same vein, Mbemba Tambadou, who first worked with Radio Gambia and became first minister of Information in the defunct AFPRC regime, has also been appointed deputy ambassador to Nigeria.

He replaces Fatou Njie-Hydara, who has been recalled to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad.

Author: Sheriff Janko