Nov 9, 2010, 1:00 PM
The financial controller for the Community Driven Development Project for
This work is carried out in conjunction with local government authorities.
Mr. Njie made these remarks in an interview with The Point at his office in Kuntaur Wharf Town Niani district recently.
According to him, the CDDP project began with a lot of study and has a project implementation manual, a financial and administration manual and field guides for use by extension workers at community level.
He further stated that the financial and administrative manual shows how funds are to be used both at the LGA and village level. He added that the project has three components a community development facility, capacity building and implementation arrangements. Each of these components has an allocated fund to run their affairs.
In relation to fund flow arrangements, Mr. Njie said local government authorities will be responsible for disbursing the formula based grant for development activities at village and ward levels. The financial controller at the area level is particularly in charge of dispersing funds to villages and wards in accordance with the requirements. This happens after endorsement by the