Gambian women are gradually taking their rightful place in society. In this edition of What’s On-Gambia, we bring you the five most powerful women in the country right now.
Aja Fatoumatta Tambajang
She’s the minister of Women’s Affairs and also the overseer of the Vice President’s Office. According to sources, she’s one of President Barrow’s favorite women in the government.
First Lady Fatoumata Barrow
Virtually unknown until last year when her husband won the presidential election. Fatoumatta intends to be a very active First Lady.
Amie Bojang Sissohore
She’s undoubtedly President Barrow’s closest aide. Amie is the press secretary at the office of the President.
She’s the most followed Gambian woman on social media with more than 250,000 Facebook followers. Fatu is the owner Fatu Network.
Aji Yama Secka
She’s the deputy leader of the country’s biggest party, United Democratic Party. Aja Yama was one of Barrow’s most trusted advisers during his presidential campaign.