Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has fired four key ministers and appointed four others, according to the state-owned media.
Lamin Bojang, Minister of Works, Construction and Infrastructure, Antouman Saho, Minister of Fisheries and Water Resources, Ismaila Sambou, Minister of Local Government and Land and Nancy Njie, Minister of Tourism and Culture were all relieved of their duties last Thursday.
Dr. Mamadou Tangara has been appointed Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, and Alhagie A. Cham had the Minister for Information and Communication Infrastructure.
Lamin Kaba Bajo has been appointed the minister of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters. Further, Baboucarr H M Jallow takes over as Minister of Trade, Industry and Employment, Fatou Mass Jobe Minister of Tourism and Culture and Pierre Tamba Minister of Local Government and Land.
Meanwhile, Yusupha Kah, who was handling Trade, Industry and Employment Ministry, has been redeployed to a newly created Ministry of Economy, National Planning and Industrial Development.