FAMILIARISATION TOUR BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND LANDS, HONOURABLE PIERRE BIRAM TAMBA
FROM THE 6TH TO THE 18TH MAY, 2010
Following his appointment as the Minister for Local Government and Lands on the 4th of February 2010, Honourable Pierre Biram Tamba undertook a Nation Wide Tour from 6th – 18th of May 2010.
The purpose of the Tour was for the Honourable Minister to familiarize himself with Institutions under his Ministry, the Tour also enabled him to interact and get to know staff of the different entities of his Ministry. These include Governors offices, Municipal and Area Councils, Chiefs, Alkalolu as well as staff of line Departments up Country.
The tour which took him to all Regions of the Country gave him the opportunity to see at first hand how these different institutions operate on a daily basis in the same vein he was able to identify problems and constraints that the Local Government fraternity faces in different parts of the Country. The Honourable Minister’s itinerary is attached in ANNEX 1.
The Minister was accompanied on the tour by the following officials.
Mr. Saihou T.M.F Sanyang - Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government and Lands
Mr. Sheriff Sonko - Director of Local Governance
Mr. Moro Jobarteh - Director Community Development
Mr. Lamin Jarjusy - Project Manager CDDP
Mr. Alhagi Ebrima Cham - Director General - GAMWORKS
Ms. Rose Kujabi - Corporate Affairs Manager - GAMWORKS
The following gives an in dept report of the Minister’s tour in each Region and Municipality/ Area Council in the Country.
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