The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Honourable Fafa Sanyang expressed gratitude to H.E. President Adama Barrow for approval of his appointment. He acknowledged that it is a huge responsibility and he will rely on His Excellency and his colleagues in cabinet to achieve the stated goals of the government to have reliable and affordable energy supply. He noted the linkage between the energy sector and sustainability of socio-economic development programmes. Honourable Sanyang said he is aware of the enormous challenges NAWEC had but promised to put in all his efforts to engage for the betterment of The Gambia. He finally pledged to uphold the oath he swore to.
In his remarks, President Barrow congratulated Honourable Fafa Sanyang and noted that despite the fact that he was the last cabinet Minister to be appointed, it is because he wanted the best person for the job. He said that Honourable Sanyang had been widely recommended for his expertise and professionalism thus the responsibility has been bestowed upon him. President Barrow urged the Petroleum and Energy Minister and his team to work effectively to improve the performance of the energy sector in the shortest possible time.
By Amie Bojang-Sissoho
Director of Press and Public Relations
Office of the President