Former Tourism and Culture Minister, Fatou Jobe-Njie, has been elected as the new chairperson of the Gambia Hotel Association (GHA). The election, according to Atqnews.com report, took place at GHA’s recent Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Jobe-Njie, who was appointed minister by former President Yahya Jammeh in 2010, comes with a lot of experience as she is a knowledgeable and respected key industry player. Over the years has held positions such as general managers of Sindola Safari Lodge, and Lemon Creek Hotel, headed marketing department of Standard Chartered Bank, and former Bank PHB.
She also served as the chairperson of the Gambia Red Cross Society and chairperson of the Africa Travel Association (ATA).
Other elected members of GHA include: Francis Njie of African Village Hotel; Modou Jagne of Proprietor Pelican Residence; Ms. Haddy Ndow of Paradise Suite; Aziz Khan of Calabash Residence; Ms. Kumba Bah of Bamboo Hotel; Abubacarr Djeliba of Leisure Group;Buna Njie of Senegambia Hotel; Ebrima Sarge of BB Hotel; and Mrs. Marion Nyan.
Nancy Njie was the chairperson of GHA and was commended for her outstand service and devotion to Gambia tourism and GHA.