The president of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency President Adama Barrow has today, 10th November, 2017 relieved Mai Ahmad Fatty off his duties as minister of Interior.
Acting on powers vested on him by the Constitution, the president has decided to redeploy Mai Fatty to the Foreign service with immediate.
No reason was advanced for Fatty's removal.
Below is the press release from the office of the President.
The release reads;
The General Public is here by informed that His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, acting under the provision of Section71 (4) (b) of the Constitution of The Republic of the Gambia, has decided to relieve Mr. Mai Ahmad Fatty of his appointment as Minister of The Interior with effect from today, Friday, 10 November 2017. Mr Fatty has been re-deployed to the diplomatic service.
In the same vein, His Excellency, the President has assigned the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Honourable Abubacarr M. Tambadou to oversee the Ministry of The Interior until further notice.