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Profile: Meet Cadet ASP Modou Musa Sisawo, New PRO of The Gambia Police Force

Cadet ASP Modou Musa Sisawo has been appointed as the new Public Relations Officer (PRO) of The Gambia Police Force. His official duty as PRO of GPF is expected to begin on Monday, 8th April 2024.

Cadet ASP Sisawo has served as Deputy PRO since last year and during this period, he has proven beyond doubt his ability to serve as spokesperson of the Gambia Police Force.

Besides his academic qualification, Sisawo is a young, dynamic and hard working police officer. His interpersonal skills, diligent and hard working nature, earn him a great deal of respect and admiration from his colleagues and the general public.

Early life

Cadet ASP Modou Musa Sisawo hailed from Karantaba in Sami District, Central River Region. During his childhood days in Karantaba, Sisawo has always loved police job, thus warranting his peers calling him ‘Inspector‘ while he was even going to school. His close friends and family members always call him Inspector, referring to the rank of a police Inspector due to his love for the job.

Academic and Professional Qualification

Sometime last year, Modou Musa Sisawo was promoted to the rank of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (Cadet ASP). Prior to this promotion, Sisawo held the position of 1st Class Constable and had dedicated over a year of commendable service in the Public Relations Office.

Cadet ASP Sisawo boasts an impressive academic background. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from The University of The Gambia, along with a Certificate in Nursing (SEN), a Post-graduate degree in Clinical Research, and a Masters of Science in Public Health Management. Furthermore, Masters of Arts in English (ABD). He is currently pursuing Advanced Diploma in Journalism and Communications at  Media Academy for Journalism and Communication – MAJaC. 

Prior to joining The Gambia Police Force, Cadet ASP Sisawo accumulated over fifteen (15) years of valuable experience working with the Medical Research Council Unit (MRC Fajara) in various roles, including research nurse, Assistant Nurse Coordinator, and Nurse Coordinator across multiple research projects.

Within the Police Force, he has served as a medic at the Police Clinic in Kanifing and at the State Guard, State House. He also contributed his expertise to the Human Resource Department of the Gambia Police Force before assuming his current role at the Press and Public Relations Officer.

Cadet Sisawo’s journey has afforded him the opportunity to learn and apply a diverse skill set, making a significant contribution to enhancing the public relations efforts of the Gambia Police Force.

Congratulations PRO Sisawo!

Editor‘s Note: Some of the information is reproduced from the GPF Press Team‘s publication on Cadet ASP Sisawo‘s promotion last year.

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