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Reshuffle in Gambia’s Diplomatic Service

Jun 13, 2014, 11:17 AM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

According to reliable sources, Fatou Ndeye Gaye who was until recently minister of the Environment, Parks and Wildlife, has been appointed Gambia’s ambassador to Sierra Leone.

She replaced Cherno Barra Touray, who is now deputy Governor in Upper River Region.

Dodou Bami Jagne, who was deputy managing-director at BSIC, Banque Sahelo-Saharienne pour L’investissement et   Commerce Gambia Ltd, has been appointed Gambia’s ambassador  to Senegal, to replace Samba Faal former mayor of Banjul.

Momodou Badjie who was Gambia’s ambassador to Mauritania  is now Gambia’s ambassador to Turkey, replacing Gibou Joof.

Teneba Jaiteh former minister of Energy has been appointed Gambia’s ambassador to Belgium. Ebrima Jarju is now Gambia’s ambassador to Morocco and replaces Momodou Lamin Kaba Bajo.

Our sources further added that there are more vacant position in the country’s diplomatic service to fill, including Gambia’s ambassador to the United States, Venezuela, Mauritania and Nigeria.