Gambia’s Works Minister Balla Jahumpa has been appointed Gambian Ambassador to India, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal. Mr. Jahumpa replaces the outgoing Ambassador Dembo Badjie, who has been taken up appointment as Gambia’s Ambassador to Mainland China.

Mr. Jahumpa has served in various ministries prior to his redeployment to the Foreign Service. His health deteriorated following an accident he had some years ago.

Mr. Jahumpa’s position remains vacant. The Kanilai monster is yet to appoint his successor.

In another development, the fired Higher Education Minister Dr. Aboubcarr Seneghore, who was recently recycled as Religious Minister, has bounces back. Mr. Senghore has been reinstated into his former portfolio as Higher Education Minister.  He is also the Minister in charge of Religious Affairs.  

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