Ms Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang, former Vice President of The Gambia has reportedly resigned from her appointment to the Foreign Service.

Ms Tambajang’s resignation came shortly after a major cabinet reshuffled that took her out of office as the country’s number two most powerful person. She was redeployed to the foreign service whilst key figures like Omar Amadou Jallow and Demba A Jawo were relieved from their cabinet appointments.

The Director of Press & Public Relations at the Office of the President, Ms Amie Bojang Sissoho told journalists that President Barrow has accepted the resignation of the former Vice President to the Foreign Service.

“President Barrow has accepted the resignation of the former Vice President in a latter dated on the 4th July,” Madame Bojang Sissoho said.

She further explained that the reason given by the former VP was based on personal and professional grounds.

Ms Bojang Sissoho in her press briefing highlighted the land disputes across the country at which 40 hotspots were identified while a temporal committee was setup to resolve the matter.

She also spoke about the Turkish buses donated to The Gambia part of which she said will be given to the University, GTTI, MDI, National Army and the rest for public transport.

Meanwhile, President Barrow would embark on a nationwide tour starting Monday, 16 July.