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OIC Gambia gets new CEO

By Omar Bah

Yankuba Dibba has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the OIC Gambia Secretariat and Essa Bokar Sey, former spokesperson of the Secretariat, is the deputy chief executive officer, a press statement from the Secretariat stated yesterday.

According to the statement, the decision was reached following an extraordinary meeting of the board of the OIC Secretariat Gambia on 19 September 2019.

The statement said both appointments were offered by the board chaired by President Adama Barrow.

Lamin J. Sanneh, the Secretariat’s first CEO and communications officer, Nyang Njie resigned in August without giving any explanations.

The OIC Gambia Secretariat is established under the Office of the President to coordinate and lead the preparations ahead of the Summit scheduled for 2022.

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