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Mrs. Sagar Twum Appointed Deputy Chair Of State-Owned Enterprises Commission

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Mrs. Sagar Twum, the appointed Deputy Chair of the State-Owned Enterprises Commission

By Buba Gagigo

The Government of the Gambia has appointed Mrs. Sagar Twum as Deputy Chair of the State-Owned Enterprises Commission.

Mrs. Twum, according to the statement, has an extensive background in the justice sector, and her appointment was unanimously approved by the Commission.

“The State-Owned Enterprises Commission proudly announces the appointment of Mrs. Sagar Twum as its Deputy Chair in a unanimous decision of the Commission. Sagar Twum has an extensive background in the justice delivery sector, which uniquely positions her for this significant role. She recently founded Harriet Martha N’dow Law Chambers, and she currently serves as the Legal Advisor and Company Secretary on the board of Ndow’s Schools Company Limited, which owns the largest chain of private schools in The Gambia. Her multifaceted legal career has seen her serve as a State Prosecutor, Magistrate, and private legal practitioner,” the government said.

According to the government, she also held the position of head of litigation at Fajara Chambers for a decade.

“Mrs. Twum’s service extends to the nation as she has previously been appointed as Legal Counsel at the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC). Moreover, she has contributed her expertise to numerous national and international organizations and institutions, holding positions on their boards and executive committees,” they said.

The Gambia government said the decision to appoint Mrs. Sagar Twum as Deputy Chair of the State-Owned Enterprises Commission not only reflects her accomplishments but also acknowledges the importance of diversity in leadership.

“Her appointment as Deputy Chair brings a fresh perspective to the Commission, which will undoubtedly benefit from her wealth of experience and insights. Mrs. Twum’s appointment takes a significant step towards fostering gender-balanced leadership within the Commission, as well as strong commitment towards youth empowerment. Her unique combination of qualifications, professional experience, and dedication makes her a valuable asset to the Commission’s mission of effectively managing and overseeing State-Owned Enterprises,” they said.

The government, through the ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, continued; “The State-Owned Enterprises Commission eagerly anticipates the contributions and insights Mrs. Twum will bring to her new role. Her appointment reaffirms the Commission’s commitment to fostering excellence, diversity, women’s and youth empowerment, and exceptional leadership.”

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