Assistant Superintendent of Police Lamin Njie has been appointed as the new Public Relations Officer of the Gambia Police Force following the departure of Superintendent David Kujabi, who recently left to the United Kingdom to pursue masters degree in peace and conflict studies.
ASP Lamin Njie had previously served in this position until October 2016 when he left to the People’s Republic of Turkey to pursue masters degree in security strategies management and superior police training course.
He enlisted into the Gambia Police Force in 2010 as Cadet Inspector and served at various units of the police including the Charge Office, Serious Crime Unit and Public Relations office.
Reacting to the appointing, Njie said: “I wish to go on record to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the IGP Alhagie Mamour Jobe, DIG and the entire management of the GPF for the trust and confidence bestowed on me while assuring that I shall give the best of myself continuing the noble task of developing a cordial relationship between the police and the public anchored in mutual trust, respect and confidence.
“I wish to take this opportunity to call on the General Public, Business Community, NGOs, CBOs, CSOs, Youth and Women Associations, all relevant stakeholders both national and international to partner with the police force in its drive to institutional reform as well as the fight against crime and consolidation of democracy and rule of law.
“I wish to thank the media fraternity for the extraordinary support with a promise to work on strengthening the already existing cordial relationship as media play crucial role in the success of policing endeavors, notwithstanding we urge the journalists to confirm or authenticate or clarify information through our office before publishing stories concerning the GPF.”