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Deputy minister of Agriculture fired

Oct 16, 2015, 10:27 AM | Article By: Picture: Ousman Jammeh

The Gambian leader, President Yahya Jammeh, has relieved Ousman Jammeh of his appointment as deputy minister of Agriculture with effect from 15 October 2015, a statement from State House has revealed.

Jammeh, who just returned from a nationwide agriculture tour last week, was appointed in July 2015.

Similarly, one Ismaila Sanyang has now been appointed as minister of Agriculture, a position previously that of the president himself.