The President, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya AJJ Jammeh Babili Mansa has appointed Mr. Momodou Alieu Bah as the new Minister of Interior. He replaces Mr. Ousman Sonko. Mr Bah, until his cabinet appointment was the Director of Finance at The Gambia Armed Forces. This latest development was contained in a press release issued by the Office of the President.
The release reads:
His Excellency the President of the Republic of The Gambia Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya AJJ Jammeh Babili Mansa acting under the provisions of section 71(4), (b) of the constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, has decided to relieve Mr. Ousman Sonko of his cabinet appointment as Minister of Interior with effect from 16th September 2016.
In the same vein, His Excellency the President acting under the provision of sections 71 (1) and 71(3) has appointed Mr. Momodou Alieu Bah as Minister of Interior with immediate effect.