#National News

GRA retires 2 staff

Oct 22, 2020, 12:19 PM

The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) on Tuesday retired 2 of its staff at a ceremony held at the authority’s board room.

The retired staff, were Sedia Colley, Customs Cadet Guard and Malamin Sanyang, Director of Technical Service.

The event, which was attended by GRA’s top brass and families of retirees, is part of the authority’s routine culture organized for retiring staff of the institution.

Welcoming the guests, Tida  Ndow, human resource (HR) manager said GRA as an organization wishes to express its gratitude to the retirees and present them with some certificates and other gifts.

Director of HR/admin. Mr. Ernest Mendy, John S.L. Gomez director of Internal Audit, Alhaji Saihou Denton, Director of Finance and Accounting, Ismaila Jallow Deputy Commissioner Customs, Yahya Manneh, Director of Technical Services and Alhaji Essa Jallow, Deputy Commissioner General and head of Domestic Taxes; all expressed similar sentiments.

“This is a big achievement for someone to work until retirement, that doesn’t mean that you are not part of us; you are always welcome” said the director of HR Mr.Ernest A. Mendy.

They prayed for the retirees’ good health, progress and prosperity while they stay and enjoy with their families.

Mr. Sedia Colley, a retiree, expressed appreciation to GRA on behalf of his colleagues for organizing such a wonderful ceremony for them. While expressing his sentiments with tear filled eyes, Colley prayed for continued success and progress of the institution.

For his part, Yankuba Darboe, Commissioner General, said the ceremony is a good sign to show how good these retirees were during their period of service with GRA. 

Commissioner Darboe therefore thanked retirees for all their services and prayed for success in their endeavors.

Issued by the Corporate and Public Affairs Unit- GRA

Read Other Articles In National News
GAPP steering committee to meet members on Tuesday
Nov 16, 2020, 11:13 AM

The five-man steering committee and task force for The Gambia Association of Professional Photographers calls professional photographers in the country to an important meeting on Tuesday 17 November 2020.

Fafa Edrissa Mbai
Lawyer Fafa M’bai addresses Islamic Int’l Conference in Dubai
May 16, 2022, 2:42 PM

Lawyer Alhahjie FaFa Edrissa M’bai has has addressed the International Conference organised by The World Muslim Communities Council on Islam onic Unity: ‘Concept, Opportunities and Challenges’ in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 8/9 May 2022.

MAJaC v5
MAJaC launches capacity building project for CSOs, community media
May 12, 2022, 11:50 AM

The Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJaC) yesterday launched a project meant to build the capacity of twelve Civil Society Members and community media staff on web management, public speaking and other forms of communication.

IGBO Association
IGBO association in Gambia gives Covid-19 relief package
Sep 30, 2020, 1:46 PM

As part of caring and sharing with their members amid coronavirus pandemic, the IGBO Association in The Gambia last Sunday distributed rice, sanitisers and face masks to its members resident in The Gambia.