Gambian President Adama Barrow has sacked the country’s vice president and top ministers in a major cabinet reshuffle, government spokesman Ebrima Sankareh announced on state television on Wednesday.
Eleven ministers were retained in the new 23-member cabinet that includes three women, reports said.
Former education minister Alieu Badara Joof, replaced Dr Isatou Touray at the post of vice-president.
Dr Mamadou Tangara is the new minister of foreign affairs.
Seedy Keita is appointed finance minister, while Siaka Sonko is the new interior minister.
President Barrow was sworn in for a second five-year term in January.