The OIC Secretariat Board, chaired by President Adama Barrow, has appointed Yankuba Dibba as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the OIC Secretariat and Essa Bokar Sey, former spokesperson of the Secretariat, as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) the press statement from the secretariat stated on Tuesday.
“Following an extraordinary meeting of the board of the OIC Secretariat Gambia on the 19th September 2019, the secretariat wishes to inform the general public that Mr. Yankuba Dibba has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of OIC Secretariat and Mr. Essa Bokar Sey as Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO).”
According to the statement, both appointments were offered by the board chaired by President Adama Barrow.
In August, the Secretariat’s first CEO, Lamin J. Sanneh, and the communications and branding officer, Nyang Njie, had both resigned from their posts without giving any explanations.
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The OIC Secretariat is established under the Office of The President to coordinate and lead the preparations ahead of the Summit which was initially scheduled for November 2019.