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Gambia Police Force gets new PRO

Oct 20, 2016, 9:54 AM

The Gambia Police Force has appointed a new public relations officer to continue its professional service of meeting public expectations as regards information gathering and sharing.

“The office of the Inspector General of Police, the entire Senior Management and Staff of the Gambia Police Force hereby takes delight to inform the general public of the appointment of Inspector FODAY CONTA as the new Press and Public Relations Officer of the Gambia Police Force with effect from Monday 17 October 2016,” a press release from the police has stated.

PRO Conta was born on the 24th April 1978 in Yonna Village CRR. He attended Latrikunda Sabiji Primary School from 1986 to 1993, St. Augustine’s Junior Secondary School (boys) from 1993 to 1996, St. Augustine’s Senior Secondary School (boys) from 1996 to 1999, Gambia College from 2002 to 2005 and recently completed a Bachelor’s Degree programme in Public Administration from the University of The Gambia.

The new Police PRO joined the ranks of the Gambia Police Force in March 2011 as a Cadet Inspector.

He has served in various units of the Force, notably Criminal Intelligence Unit/ INTERPOL, Traffic, Prosecution, Charge Office, and Police Training Academy.

Prior to his appointment as PRO he served as the Station Officer of Kairaba Police Station, Serious Crime Unit.