The Governor

Personal life and education

Ajamu G. Baly, a son of the soil, was born and raised in St. Maarten. He was brought up with much love for his island and was educated by his environment with the understanding that you must study and work for what you want to achieve in life.

After completing his education on the island at the Sister Borgia elementary school and subsequently the Milton Peters College, he moved to the Netherlands to start his tertiary education in Law at the University van Amsterdam (UVA). Soon after receiving his law degree, Ajamu Baly returned to his island to start giving back to his community. Ajamu Baly worked at the Ministry of Justice at the department of Judicial Affairs, during this time in early 2012 he became a member and later Chairman of the Study Financing appeal committee. In January of 2014 Ajamu Baly transitioned to the Council of Advice as the Secretary Director. In 2015 Ajamu Baly became a board member of the Stichting Justitiële Inrichtingen Sint Maarten. Two years later in august of 2017 Ajamu Baly joined the CBCS as a member of the supervisory board. This year In February of 2022 Ajamu Baly was appointed as Deputy Judge of Instruction at the Joint Court of Justice.

As of October 10 2022 Ajamu Baly will serve his country as the Second Governor of the island of St. Maarten. Ajamu Baly is aside from a St. Maarten professional a dedicated family man, a son a husband and father of ( two children) a son and a daughter.

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