Tuesday, March 28

‘D8.5M imprest not submitted for retirement from affiliates’

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“As at the time of writing this management responses, out of D8.5 million imprest, an outstanding amount of six hundred and seventy-two thousand one hundred dalasis (D672,100) relates to imprest holders who are not in active service, thereby they cannot be traced,” the accountant general revealed.

She stated that five million nine hundred and forty-one thousand, seven hundred and sixty-two dalasis (D5,941,762) is available for retirement, while one million eight hundred and fifty-two thousand and forty-eight dalasis (D1,852,048) is still not submitted for retirement.

AG Macauley gave a breakdown of the details of the outstanding imprest and the updated response as of the day she presented her report at the National Assembly, saying that the lapse or snag relating to the retirement of the imprest at the scheduled dates involves several public officials and state institutions such as MansaKonko sub-treasury, Janjangbureh sub-treasury, Kerewan sub-treasury, Basse sub-treasury, The Gambia’s UN Permanent Representative and some individuals who are no more in active service or on government payroll.