Revenue collection at Gambia’s Immigration Department has jumped the roof in the past first quarter, with the institution recording a D12 million dalasis revenue, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal. The institution’s financial performance this year, has surpassed previous years performances, this medium has learnt. The huge performance, according to Immigration financial analysts, “is largely due to prudent financial and revenue monitoring system put in place by our current Director General of Immigration. Regional Commissioners as well as stations and units were advised and assisted to adhere to approved financial practices.”
“Auditing exercise throughout the country was also intensified. Revenue collected for January to March is as follows with their respective years. January 2018 (D6,467,300), January, 2019 (D10,018,200), February, 2018 (D3,403,400), February, 2019 (D11,379,550), March, 2018, (D3,554,300) and March, 2019 (D10,796,250),” said a document featuring Immigration’s past quarter financial performance.
DG Seedy Touray and his staff have been hailed for revamping the institution’s financial performance, per the documents accessed by the Freedom Newspaper.
The Immigration Public Relations Officer could not be reached for comment at the time of filing this report.
Numbers never lie. Check the financial charts below.