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Justice Minister Jobarteh axed, as Amie Joof takes over

May 21, 2013, 9:38 AM

In yet another cabinet reshuffle, President Yahya Jammeh has relieved Justice Lamin Jobarteh, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, of his cabinet appointment.

A news release from the presidency announced late yesterday that the President has in the same vein appointed Justice Amie Joof as the new Attorney General and Minister of Justice.

These developments, according to the release, took effect from 20 May 2013.

Jobarteh, a former High Court judge, joined cabinet in February 2012.