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Public enterprises were carefree under Jammeh – assembly committee member


By Mafugi Ceesay Alagie Jawara, National Assembly Member for Lower Baddibu and vice chairman of the public enterprise committee in the House, has lamented the irregularities in the financial report of many government institutions, describing them as a reflection of the destruction caused by the Jammeh regime. Some of these irregularities happened in 2015-2016 and the PEC is only trying to clear the backlog, but from 2017 no institution will have an excuse to degenerate into such terrible state because of the system we would put in place, he told The Standard at the assembly recently. He said going through the report of some of these institutions would make one wonder whether a whole government should operate like that. Jawara said the Jammeh government did not care about the public enterprise committee of the National Assembly but that era has ended. “The constitution has clearly stipulated that government institutions should present their activity reports to the National Assembly three months before the end of each year, but this has not been respected by]]>

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