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Sanna Dahaba is new PS Office of the President

Jun 22, 2011, 1:15 PM | Article By: Sainey M.K. Marenah

Confirmed reports reaching this paper have it that Sanna Dahaba, project coordinator of the just phased-out Legal Capacity Building Project (LCBP) funded by UK’s Department for International Development (DfID), has been appointed as the new Permanent Secretary at the Office of the President. His appointment took effect last Friday 17th June.

Dahaba, who previously worked with the European Development Fund on decentralization and governance issues, has also worked closely with communities in identifying development needs and prepared project proposals and budgets for technical support to community-based projects. 

With a wide range of knowledge on project management, Dahaba holds a Master’s degree in Project Planning and Management from the University of Bradford, the UK.

He also served as Principal of Yorkshire College in the U.K. responsible for the day-to-day management of the college. His work at the college, among others, involved planning and implementing all academic programmes.

When contacted, Sanna Dahaba confirmed his appointment to this reporter, while commending President Yahya Jammeh for the trust and confidence he has in him, noting that he would strive to live up to expectations.