Information reaching The Fatu Network has confirmed that President Adama Barrow has appointed Habib Drammeh, former director general of The Gambia Tourism Authority (GTA), as the new Interior Minister.

Mr. Drammeh also served as director general at The Gambia Transport Service Commission (GTSC), Gambia’s largest transport company that provides both local and international services to ease the movement of goods and services within the sub region.

He was charged in 2009 on an eleven count indictment relating to giving false information and economic crimes.

He denied the charges.

Mr. Drammeh replaced Mai Ahmed Fatty, who was removed from his duties on November 10, 2017.

Meanwhile, Mrs. Isatou Auber, Secretary to Cabinet at the Office Of The President has been deployed to The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation. She is replaced by Mr. Ebrima Ceesay, a permanent secretary at the President’s office.