President Adama Barrow has appointed Alpha Robinson as the new managing director of National Water and Electricity Company.

President Barrow on Tuesday announced the sacking of Baba Fatajo who has been in the role since 2017.

“His Excellency, President Adama Barrow in consultation with the Chairpersons of the NAWEC Board and the Public Service Commission has approved to relief Mr. Baba Fatajo from the post of Managing Director of the National Water and Electricity Company – NAWEC with effect from 28th June 2019,” a statement signed by President Barrow’s spokesperson on Tuesday said.

It added: “Mr Fatajo will be appointed in the Public Service as a diplomat in the Foreign Service. In the same vein, President Barrow has appointed Mr Alpha Robison as the new Managing Director of NAWEC 1st July 2019.”