CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Founder and CEO of UNIQUE SOLUTIONS, Papa Yusupha Njie, is a 37 year old Electronic Engineering and Management graduate of Middlesex University, UK. He is a trained electronic and computer engineer. He has passionately driven the strategic agenda of Unique Solutions over the past 13 years, together with his dedicated management, young and dynamic staff taking Unique Solutions from humble beginnings to its current status as one of the leading ICT service and solutions providers in the Gambia. He is the Executive Director and local shareholder of RLG Communications Gambia Ltd being the first local computer and mobile phone assembly plant in the Gambia and one of a few in the sub region.
Mr. Njie served as the 1st Vice-Chairman of the Sub-Regional ICT employers’ organization in West Africa and the 1st President of the Information Technology Association of the Gambia championing the acquisition, facilitation and implementation of Information Communication Technologies in developing countries especially to benefit young people and communities at large.
He is the 1st Vice President of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is the Interim Chairperson of the Internet Services Providers Association of the Gambia (ISPAG). He is the current Chairman, Board of Directors of the National Training Authority of the Gambia, Board Member of the American Chamber of Commerce, Gambia Chapter. He was awarded the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Young Entrepreneur of the year 2006 and nominated for same award in 2008 and also nominated for the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Business Man of the year 2008.
He was nominated for the 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year and Unique Solutions were awarded the GCCI SME of the Year 2009. Mr. Njie returned from Washington DC in May 2010 on the invitation of President Obama where he attended the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship meeting President Obama in person and many other world leaders. His entrepreneurial spirit was acknowledged by the Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton in her speech at the summit.
On April 28th 2012, Unique Solutions CEO, Papa Yusupha Njie was made a Member of the National Order of the Republic of The Gambia (MRG), by His Excellency the President of the Republic of the Gambia Sheikh Professor Dr Alhagi Yahya A J J Jammeh. The MRG was awarded in recognition of his meritorious and outstanding services to the country.
Mr. Njie is happily married with a loving wife and 4 wonderful children. His hobbies include traveling, watching movies and playing football.