By Buba Gagigo
Buba Sanyang, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Lands, Regional Governments, and Religious Affairs, has been reassigned to the Office of the President, according to an updated redeployment statement released by the government spokesperson.
In the initial redeployment announcement made by the government, scheduled to take effect on August 1, 2023, Buba Sanyang, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Lands, Regional Administration, and Religious Affairs, was reassigned to the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. However, the president has now reversed this decision.
“The Gambia Government wishes to update the current redeployment of Permanent Secretaries. Effective immediately, Mr Buba Sanyang, Permanent Secretary (PS) at the Ministry of Lands, Regional Administration and Religious Affairs is now moved to the Office of The President,” the government announced on Monday night.
In a similar vein, the government also announced that Mrs. Saffie Sankareh has been designated as the Permanent Secretary at the Lands Ministry.
“Meanwhile, Mod Secka, PS, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs now replaces Assan Jallow as PS Agriculture. Assan Jallow now redeploys to the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. In a related development, Mr. Abdoulie Jallow now remains PS at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs.
The statement was signed by Ebrima G. Sankareh, the Gambia Government Spokesperson.