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Dr. Kalilou Bayo is Presidential Affairs minister

Jul 10, 2014, 10:27 AM

President Yahya Jammeh has appointed Dr. Kalilou Bayo as minister for Presidential Affairs, secretary-general at the Office of the President in Banjul and head of the civil service, with effect from Tuesday July 8.

This was announced Wednesday by GRTS radio, which indicated that exactly eight days after President Jammeh appointed Abdoulie Sallah as the new minister for Presidential Affairs “with immediate effect” (announced last Tuesday 1 July), Mr Sallah has been “re-assigned” as secretary to the Cabinet, his previous post, “with immediate effect”.

It would be recalled that Abdoulie Sallah was sworn in as minister for Presidential Affair on Thursday July 3, and replaced former Presidential Affairs minister Momodou Sabally, who was redeployed as minister for Higher Education and subsequently sacked from the Cabinet on Monday July 7.

He replaced Abdoulie Sallah, who was redeployed as secretary to the Cabinet, announced GRTS radio on Wednesday evening.