to official sources, Landing Kinteh is the new Inspector General of Police with
effect from 22 June 2017.
replaced Yankuba Sonko, who was first appointed IGP in 2010.
Kinteh was the Commissioner of Prosecutions at the Gambia Police Force for ten
years before his appointment.
is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of The Gambia.
graduated with Bachelor’s of Law degree from the University of Usman Dan Fodio
obtained master’s degree in human rights and criminal law from University of
Essex in the UK.
Kinteh had worked in Darfur, Sudan, for the United Nations on international
served legal affairs and later proceeded to the Ministry of Justice on
secondment as director of National Anti-Trafficking in Person (NAATIP).
added that Sonko has been redeployed to Foreign Services.
related development, deputy Inspector General of Police, Ousman Sowe, has been
replaced by Commissioner Mamud Jobe.
was the commissioner of Police Training School, where he served for decades.
is now demoted to the rank of a commissioner.
officials sources, Buba Sanyang, who was one time the director general of
Gambia Immigration Department, was yesterday reinstated. He replaced Pa Mboob.