By Abdoulie Nyockeh, The Point Newspaper
Ousman Sowe has been appointed as the new Director General of the State Intelligence Service (SIS), our sources have confirmed, adding that the appointment took effect on 13 February 2017.
Before his appointment, Sowe was the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change.
When contacted, Mr Ousman Sowe confirmed his new appointment as the new DG for SIS, announcing that the appointment took effect on 13 February 2017.
He thanked the new government for the trust bestowed on him in the new position, and assured all of his commitment, adding that he would live up to expectations.
Over the years, Mr Sowe has served in various offices and capacities, including as permanent secretary at the Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Fisheries, and deputy permanent secretary, Office of the President.
Mr Sowe holds a Masters in Diplomacy (Distinction) from the University of Malta; MA in International Politics and Security Studies, Bradford University, U.K.; after obtaining BA in Development Studies and English from St. Mary’s University, Canada, among other qualifications.