Omar Sey, former Minister of Health and Social Welfare in former President Yahya Jammeh’s government has been elected as the Foreign Affairs Secretary of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) party, close sources from the part confirmed.
He was elected during the party’s general body meeting held on Wednesday at the Baobab Hotel presided over by its leader Hon. Mama Kandeh.
Mr Sey replaces Musa Batchilly Whom the party said was expelled and he denied saying he resigned instead.
Sey who served as Yahya Jammeh’s last minister of Health was appointed in 12th August 2013. He honourably resigned on January 17, 2017 during the political impasse.