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NACCUG trains book keepers on record keeping

Sep 7, 2016, 2:28 PM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

(Tuesday September 06, 2016 Issue)

The National Cooperative Credit Union The Gambia (NACCUG), with the support of the Irish Credit Union, has organised a two-day training workshop to strengthen the capacity of its regional chapters in North Bank on record keeping. 

The training for book keepers of North Bank Region credit union chapters on the importance of record keeping of financial transactions was held at Njawara Agricultural Training Centre in the North Bank.

Speaking on the occasion, Yaya Colley, NACCUG promotion and marketing officer, underscored the importance of proper record keeping to enhance transparency and accountability of public resources.

He called on book keepers to be vigilant and proactive in keeping financial records as it enhances easy access to information and decision making at chapter levels.

Almamy Fatty, FANDEMA credit union and board member to NACCUG, said building and strengthening the capacity of book keepers would contribute to the promotion of proper accounting and financial procedures.

Bakary Bojang, graduation financial officer of NACCUG, said proper record keeping promotes good governance and public accountability.