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LRR gets new Governor

Apr 20, 2012, 2:42 PM | Article By: Malamin Conteh

Lamin Darboe, a native of Jarra Soma and the Principal Assistant Secretary at the Judiciary, has been appointed as the new Governor of the Lower River Region, The Point confirmed on Wednesday.

Darboe said he received the letter on 17 April 2012, appointing him as the Governor of Lower River Region (LRR) to replace former LRR governor Lamin Waa Juwara, who has been appointed Minister of Local Government and Lands.

According to the new LRR Governor, prior to his appointment he had served as the deputy governor in LRR from 2007 to 2008, and also served as a deputy governor of CRR in 2009.

The Governor studied at the University of York in the United Kingdom, where he obtained his Master’s degree in Public Administration and International Development.

In February 2011, he was redeployed to the Judiciary, as the Principal Assistant Secretary, a position he held until his recent appointment as the governor of LRR.

He has pledged to work to the best of his ability, while thanking the country’s leadership for the trust and confidence they have in him.