25 June 2012

Gambia: Ex-Police Commissioner Jatta Baldeh Dies

The death has been annouced Saturday of Jatta Baldeh, a one-time commissioner of Administration at the Gambia Police Force (GPF) in Sudan.

According to reports, the late Jatta Baldeh was the head of Human Resources at United Nations Africa Mission In Darfur (UNAMID), a position he bagged four months ago, shortly after the Independence of South Sudan. Prior to that, he served as Head of Personnel at the United Nations Mission In Sudan (UNMIS) and he later rose to the rank of Chief of Administration at UNMIS.

Background

The late Baldeh, a member of then Special Branch (SB), which is now called the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), was born in 1950 in Fula Bantang Village, Central River Region. He was enlisted into the Gambia Police Force in 1971. He served as Divisional Police Commissioner in Lower River Region, Crime Management Coordinator of GPF, Police Commissioner Kanfing Division and later Commissioner of Police Administration before gaining international appointment as Head of Personnel at the United Nations Mission In Sudan (UNMIS).

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 The Daily Observer. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.