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Barrow fires Lamin Jobe and Hadrammeh Sidibeh, appoints Bakary Badjie minister of Youths and sports

The State House has announced that President Barrow on Wednesday fired Hadrammeh M. Sidibeh, Minister of Youth and Sports as well as Lamin Jobe, Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment.

The President wasted no time appointing a new minister of Youth and sports in the person of Bakary Badjie former Kanifing Council mayoral aspirant.

Meanwhile, the replacement of Lamin Jobe at the ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment is yet to be announced.

A press release from State House reads: “His Excellency, President Adama Barrow acting under the provisions of Section 71(4) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia has decided to relieve of their Cabinet appointments with effect from Wednesday, 30th September 2020 and both will be re-assigned to the Foreign Service.

Consequently, His Excellency the President has also in exercise of the powers conferred on him under Sections 71(1) and 71(3)  of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia,  has appointed Mr Bakary Y. Badjie as Minister of Youth and Sports with effect from Thursday, 1st October 2020“.

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