Solomond Owens agriculture was announced by GRTS yesterday, 9 April 2015. It was announced that Mr Owens resigned because of health reasons. In response to Mr Owen’s resignation, it was indicated that the ministry of agriculture is now under the purview of the office of the president and that President Jammeh is now the minister of agriculture. Mr Owens was first appointed “deputy minister” of agriculture in February 2012 and one month later after criticism in some quarters that the position of “deputy minister” is not provided for by the constitution the post of deputy minister ceased to exist and he was appointed minister of agriculture in March 2012. He served in that position until his resignation yesterday.]]>

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