May 8, 2017, 11:43 AM
Njie has been appointed new managing director of the Gambia National Petroleum
Corporation (GNPC) with immediate effect, according to official sources.
Mr Njie served in the former regime in various posts such as: permanent secretary of the Office of the President; secretary general and head of the civil service; minister of planning and industrial development; minister of finance and economic affairs overseeing the Ministry of Energy; minister of foreign affairs; minister of higher education; chairman of Skye Bank Gambia; Gambian ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, the Philippines and Taiwan; ambassador-at-large and advisor on economic and energy.
Mr Njie was removed from the previous government for opposing the execution of nine inmates in August 2012 by former President Yahya Jammeh.