Maba Jobe

Maba Jahou Jobe (born 1965?[1]) is a Gambian politician. Born and raised in Bakau,[2] he once served as an officer major and commander of the Gambian National Army until his appointment as assistant high commissioner to The Gambian embassy in the UK.[3] Jobe was high commissioner to Nigeria from 1996 to 2001.[1]

In a surprise move, President Yahya Jammeh dissolved the Gambian cabinet on October 18, 2006.[3] Jobe was appointed foreign minister for the new cabinet on October 20, replacing Lamin Kaba Bajo.[3] Jammeh, however announced in a news broadcast on October 25 that he decided to revoke Jobe's ministership.[1]