Ebrima O. Camara

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Ebrima O. Camara (* 20th century in Tankular ) is a Gambian politician, administrative officer and diplomat in the West African state of Gambia . From September 2018 to August 2019 he was Secretary General and Head of Public Service.


Ebrima O. Camara was by President Jammeh (on 29 March 2011 for the Secretary-General and Head of the Public Service English Secretary-General and Head of the Civil Service ) appointed. He replaced Njogou L. Bah , who as Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure ( English Minister of Works, Construction and Infrastructure ) was appointed. Camara was by then Cabinet Secretary ( English Secretary to the Cabinet ). He was then transferred to Brussels to serve as Deputy Head of the Gambian Mission in Belgium and the European Union.

End of January 2018 was the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Camara english Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ) appointed as successor to Njogou L. Bah. President Adama Barrow reappointed Camara as General Secretary and Head of Public Service effective September 14, 2018. He is the successor to Habib Drammeh , who was transferred to the foreign service.

On August 22, 2019, Camara was replaced by Muhammed BS Jallow and sent to the Foreign Service. Camara was sent to France as ambassador and succeeded Momodou Lamin Sedat Jobe .


Camara lives with two women in Brikama .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b c d Saja: Introducing the new Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service. In: whatson-gambia.com. What's On Gambia - Gambian Celebrity gossip, nightlife, entertainment news, culture & lifestyle, accessed January 13, 2019 (UK English).
  2. Ebrima O Camara is new SG. In: thepoint.gm. Retrieved January 13, 2019 .
  3. Webmaster Webmaster: Ebrima Camara is new PS at MoFA. In: standard.gm. 2018, accessed January 13, 2019 (American English).
  4. SG Habib Drammeh relieved. In: thepoint.gm. September 17, 2018, accessed January 13, 2019 .
  5. Barrow appoints first defense minister. In: thepoint.gm. Retrieved August 24, 2019 .
  6. ^ Tabora Bojang: Camara, Mballow, Kinteh, Conteh appointed ambassadors? In: standard.gm. September 5, 2019, Retrieved September 7, 2019 (American English).