It has come to the notice of the Public Enterprises Committee (PEC) of the National Assembly that public enterprises or agencies are not complying with the approved schedule and more often than not request for deferrals to another date. The main excuses being that their board chairpersons or managing directors have travelled and have not signed their reports. PEC hereby reminds all public enterprises or agencies that institutions are beyond individuals and matters should not be on hold because the managing director or board chairperson is not in office.
The committee wishes to inform board and management of all public enterprises and agencies that the committee will strictly abide by the approved revised schedule and will not allow excuses for deferrals from any public enterprise or agency.
The committee will not hesitate to assert its authority as per section 109, (b) and section 110 of the 1997 Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia to enforce compliance. The committee solicits the cooperation of all public enterprises or agencies to submit their pending reports and appear before the committee on the scheduled dates in order to clear the backlog.