Jul 19, 2013, 10:34 AM
According to reliable sources, Bai Ousman Secka, a seasoned diplomat has been appointed Gambia’s new Ambassador to Mauritania.
Mr Secka had served in many missions of The Gambia, such as first secretary at the Gambia High Commission in Sierra Leone and first secretary at the Gambia Embassy in UK.
He was also High Commissioner to Senegal and Gambia’s Ambassador to the USA.
Mr Secka served for several years in the government in various capacities including as deputy permanent secretary Ministry of Tourism, permanent secretary Ministry of Health, permanent secretary Ministry of Agriculture, permanent secretary Ministry of Defence and as permanent secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mr Secka replaced Captain (rtd) Momodou Badjie, who is now Gambia’s Ambassador to Turkey.