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Dr. Malick Njie Sacked, As Dr Mariatou Jallow Takes Over

Nov 26, 2008, 6:32 AM

Reports monitored from GRTS last evening have it that Dr. Malick Njie has been relieved of his post as Secretary of State for Health and Social Welfare with immediate effect.

According to the report, the President, Professor Alh. Yahya A.J.J Jammeh acting on the powers vested in him by the constitution has relieved Dr. Malick Njie of his cabinet post. Reports also have it that Dr. Mariatou Jallow has been appointed with immediate effect as Secretary of State for Health.

Prior to her recent appointment Dr. Jallow was the Chief Medical Director of Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital (RVTH). She also once served as Director of Health Services. Dr Jallow studied medicine at the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.