GCCI elects new president

Monday, April 15, 2019

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI)on Friday elected Edrissa Mass Jobe as president of the chamber at its annual general meeting held at a local hotel in Kololi, GRTS reported on Saturday.

The meeting, according to the state broadcaster, discussed challenges and achievements made for the year under review as well as charting a way forward for the chamber.

Established more than half a century ago, GCCI’s vision as voice of the business community has been partnering with government, development partners with the objective of creating and supporting enterprise development in a more conducive business environment.  

Speaking at the event, the outgoing President Muhammad Jagana, spoke on the challenges and achievements registered by the chamber during his tenure of office.  He stressed the need to develop the human resource, noting that is key to achieving any meaningful development. The new President Edrissa Mass Jobe, renewed GCCI’s commitment to support the government private sector led development initiative to achieve sustainable growth. The CEO Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry Alieu Secka commended Mr. Jagana for the achievements registered and expressed hope that the new leadership will consolidate the gains made.

A representative of PKF Accountants and Business Advisers presented an independent audit report, explaining that the chambers financial statement for the year under review gives a true and fair view of its financial performance and its cash flows for the year ended in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and in line with the Companies Act 2013.