The president of the Republic of The Gambia HE Adama Barrow has appointed Mr. Mambury Njie, former Managing Director of Gam Petroleum and one-time minister under former president Yahya Jammeh's regime, as the country's new Finance minister. Njie's appointment was earlier announced yesterday, June 29, 2018 during a major Cabinet reshuffle effected by the president but a public notice was later issued by the State House, informing the general public that his appointmnet was not yet confirmed.
Below is a copy of the release issued today.
STATEHOUSE, BANJUL, 30th JUNE 2018 –
The Public is hereby informed that His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia acting under the provisions of sections 71(3), 72(1) and 73 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia has appointed Mr. Mambury Njie as Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs with immediate effect.