Malick Jones, the director general of The Gambia Radio and Televison Services (GRTS) has been removed according to sources close to the institution.

The veteran broadcaster, was deputy permanent secretary at the ministry of information until former president, Yahya Jammeh deployed him to GRTS where he previously served in the same capacity.

Jones was tasked with running the affairs of the state TV during the political impasse in the country after the then director general, Lamin Manga left the country. No replacement has been named yet.

Meanwhile, unconfirmed reports have it that veteran journalist, Ebrima Sillah is appointed as the country’s Information minister. The Fatu Network is working on confirming the story.