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Bakary Badjie appointed Youth and Sports minister

Oct 1, 2020, 1:00 PM

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow acting under the provisions of Section 71(4) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia has decided to relieve Hadrammeh M. Sidibeh, minister of Youth and Sports and Lamin Jobe, minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment of their Cabinet appointments with effect from Wednesday, 30 September 2020, a dispatch from State House states. Both will be re-assigned to the Foreign Service, it added.

Consequently, His Excellency the President has also in exercise of the powers conferred on him under Sections 71(1) and 71(3)  of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, appointed Bakary Y. Badjie as minister of Youth and Sports with effect from Thursday, 1 October 2020.

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