Jun 5, 2020, 10:57 AM
Ambassador Taha was elected for a five-year term starting from 17th November 2021 at the just concluded 47th Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in Niamey, Niger.
Reacting to the appointment, CEO Yankuba Dibba says: ‘’OIC Gambia, and the government of The Gambia by extension welcomes the appointment of Ambassador Ibrahim Taha of Chad, who has an enviable track record of diplomatic service spanning several years, as the Secretary-General of the Islamic Ummah.’’
“This is a big feat for Africa. We are hopeful and confident that he will lead the Ummah in fostering unity, solidarity, and progress as well as provide the desired leadership in confronting the challenges of our time,’’ Mr. Dibba said.
The CEO also expressed gratitude to the outgoing Secretary-General, Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for his distinguished service as head of the Ummah and for being a great advocate and patron of the Africa Group, and The Gambia in particular.
Ambassador Ibrahim Taha is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Chad.
Fatoumatta Sandeng Darboe, the former musician and daughter to Ebrima Solo Sandeng yesterday told the TRRC that while in exile in Senegal, her family, out of joy, wept as Adama Barrow was declared winner of the 2016 Presidential Election.
The chairman of The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations in an interview with this medium revealed that former President Yahya Jammeh left a legacy of atrocities; a legacy of broken homes; a legacy of battered economy and a legacy of a very serious fragmented community and society in this country.
BANJUL, 9 June 2021: The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on 7 June 2021 held telephone talks with the Ambassador of Japan to The Gambia, His Excellency ARAI Tatsuo.