Aug 1, 2016, 10:16 AM
The Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation has donated a computer and accessories to the Gambia Immigration Department in
Speaking at the presentation ceremony held recently at the Immigration headquarters in
Mr Njie said that after considering the request, his office deemed it necessary to respond to the call made by the Immigration Department, adding that it was also the SSHFC’s corporate social responsibility to support the immigration.
He added that his office had been supporting the immigration department.
Mr Njie says immigration plays an important role in the security of a nation since it is the first port of call for anyone entering the country. "So helping the Immigration Department is of paramount importance," he added.
He stated further that Social Security is not only lending its support to the security apparatus but also to the health and other sectors of the country.
In receiving the donated items on behalf of the Immigration Department, Landing Jarjue, acting Deputy Director-General of the Immigration Department, commended Social Security for "the good gesture", noting that the donation did not come as a surprise to him because the SSHFC had been assisting his department over the years.
He told the donors that the donated item would be of great use to the immigration department.
Other speakers at the ceremony included Commissioner Pa Baboucarr Mboob of Administration and GAMBIS, and Assistant Superintendent of Immigration Ensa Jawara, who is also the immigration public relations officer.