Gambia: Meet Your New Finance Ministry Adviser Yusupha Crookes

Following our Wednesday, lead story, in which we reported that three prominent Gambians, have been appointed as Advisers to the Ministry of Finance, our attention has been drawn to the incorrect surname attributed to one of the...

Following our Wednesday, lead story, in which we reported that three prominent Gambians, have been appointed as Advisers to the Ministry of Finance, our attention has been drawn to the incorrect surname attributed to one of the appointees. The person in question is Yusupha Crookes and not Yuspha Cox, as earlier reported. Below is the rejoinder we received from Banjul. It was sent by a concerned citizen.

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Hi,

The Adviser to the Ministry of Finance is called Yusupha Crookes and not Yuspha Cox. He used to work for the World Bank and now retired.  He is married to Antoinette Prom.

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