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Director of the Children’s Authority, Sharifa Ali-Abdullah, resigns.

Director of the Children’s Authority, Sharifa Ali-Abdullah, resigns.

Sharifa Ali-Abdullah

Sharifa Ali-Abdullah

She took up the challenge to lead the pioneering team to get the Authority operational.

Chairman of the Board of Management of the Authority, Stephanie Daly, said the Authority owes a great deal of thanks to Mrs. Ali-Abdullah as she steered a team of multi-disciplinary professionals who shared the vision that all children have a right to be nurtured and to enjoy their childhood.

The Chairman commented that “no-one is tipped to be the successor.”

The post has been publicly advertised since Friday, and the usual process of reviewing applications and conducting interviews and background checks in an impartial manner will be observed.”

On Monday the Board of Management appointed Mrs Bernice Rouse-Wharton to act as Director to begin the selection for a new Director.

Mrs. Ali-Abdullah has agreed to assist the Authority during the transitionary phase.

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