Nov 20, 2020, 9:52 AM
The 198th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 20th November 2020 has indicated the registration of no new case.
Alpha Robinson was stripped of his responsibilities as MD of NAWEC on Friday and was immediately replaced and asked to hand over to his deputy, Nani Juwara, who would act as managing director until further notice.
According to a letter from PMO, Mr. Robinson’s redeployment to foreign service took effect from Friday 10 July 2020. The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was instructed to determine Alpha Robinson’s designation and mission of posting in further consultation with the executive.
Meanwhile, the current acting managing director of NAWEC, Nani Juwara – a man with a clean professional record, who has gathered a wealth of experience in electricity and water businesses started working with the country’s water and electricity giant in 1994.
With him at the helm, it is hoped that the company will regain its lost glory with a united and committed staff.
Mr. Robinson was appointed last year following the redeployment of Baba Fatajo, the former NAWEC MD.
In another development, Ousainou Senghore, director of Finance at The Gambia Tourism Board has been moved to Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC).
State House, Banjul, 30th March 2021: In accordance with the provisions of section 76 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, the Office of the President informs the public that Friday, 2nd and Monday 4th April 2021 will be public holidays throughout The Gambia in observance of the Christian Holy feast of Easter.
The President Adama Barrow in a meeting in Brufut on Sunday alleged that ‘party leaders’ are ready to sell off the nation.