|Ms Binta Jobe|
Sources closed to Gambia Tourism authority (GTA) has informed The Voice newspaper that the Director of GTA Binta Jobe has been remove with effect from Tuesday 14th June 2011 and deployed to the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
When this was corroborated to her, she said: “Yes it’s true”, noting that it is an executive directive. According to her, she will be taking up an overseas mission, but could not specify to which country and in what area.
“I am happy and it is an honor to be given this top job,” she said.
Binta Jobe joined the tourism industry in 2001 as a Personal Secretary to the GTA up to the time of her redeployment to the office of the foreign affairs ministry. She served as the managing director of the Gambia tourism authority.
Binta Jobe was appointed as the GTA Boss in 2010 and before her appointment at this top job, she was also the director of food safety and quality control at GTA.
An Insider at the GTA said Fatou Beyai has been appointed as Acting Managing Director of the Gambia Tourism Authority.