Apr 27, 2020, 12:13 PM
President Adama Barrow on Sunday launched government’s covid-19 food aid worth D734,25, 864 to 84% of needy Gambian households.
In a letter dated 1 October 2020, Mr. Jammeh thanked Barrow for the trust and confidence in appointing him as trade minister and member of cabinet but said he humbly declines the offer and wishes to remain as Central Bank Governor until the end of his term.
“I should like to bring to your kind attention that I have an existing contract as Governor Central Bank of The Gambia for a term of 5 years under section 18 (3) of the CBG Act 2018,” he told the president in the letter.
“Given my professional training as an Econometrician and Financial Expert, trained to deal with economic models and policies, it is my considered view that I would not serve my country well as a Trade Minister. I am to the needs of the Central Bank of The Gambia,” he stated. Additional Reporting from Infodigest
In a bid to promote and adopt sustainable energy solutions, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), on Wednesday launched the National Energy Nexus Platform at a ceremony held at a local hotel in Kololi.
Gambian legendary footballer, Alh. Momodou Njie, alias Briri Biri was laid to rest on Wednesday 22 July 2020 at the Jeshwang Cemetery, with President Adama Barrow leading a tribute at his memorial service.