By Aji Fatou Faal
Momodou A Sise has been appointed the new clerk of the National AssemblY.
Sise replaced Dodou C.M Kebbeh whose tenure ended in March 2018.
In an exclusive interview with The Standard, Sise, a Master’s Degree holder in management and two decades’ working experience in public institutions, has also worked as an Accounts Clerk at the department of Internal Audit and the Ministry of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment before serving the National Assembly. He also served in various positions at the National Assembly ranging from Accountant, Senior Assistant Clerk and Deputy Clerk-Administration and Finance respectively.
He possesses a wealth of experience on parliamentary procedure around the world having participated in various annual conferences such as AGM of Southern Africa Development Community of Public Account Committees (SADCOPAC), Seminar for African Parliaments translating International Human Rights commitments into national realities in Rabat, Morocco explored the contribution of Parliaments to the work of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Sise also attended ordinary sessions of the ECOWAS and Pan African Parliaments, in which he provides technical assistance and expert advice to the Speaker and National Assembly Members. Furthermore, he also attended various parliamentary trainings including short term programme in Legislative Drafting both in Nigeria and South Africa.
In a similar development, Buba M.E Jatta, Director of Committees was appointed on promotion as Deputy Clerk, Finance and Administration; Landing Jobe, Senior Assistant Clerk was also appointed on promotion as Director of Committees; Kalipha M.M Mbye, Head of Table Office was appointed on promotion as Director of Hansard and also Head of Table Office whilst Gibairu Janneh, who is currently on probono service to the National Assembly was appointed as Senior Assistant Clerk.