Directorate of Internal Audit
Internal Audit aims to provide a high quality and effective audit service that is responsive to the needs of the GOTG Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Internal Audit aims to add value to the systems of GOTG by identifying risks, make recommendations for improvement and offer advice and assistance in order to ensure effectivity of the systems of internal control.
Internal Audit aims to assist GOTG mitigate risk; ensure effective control and governance procedures.
Internal Audit aims to operate in accordance with the standards contained in the International Professional Practices Framework of the Institute of Internal Auditors and in compliance with the Public Finance Act, 2014.
Director General Internal Audit Directorate
Mr. Ceesay is a senior public management expert with 7 years of experience in strengthening public sector management capacity in internal auditing, controls and governance processes, financial reporting and budgeting, good financial governance, financial management, procurement, strategic planning, citizen participation and transparency, performance measurement, and related research, training and capacity building. He has provided management consulting and technical assistance to central and local governments in Gambia and beyond. Mr. Ceesay’s efforts include facilitating the roll-out of Internal Audit Services to all MDAs in central and local governments; implementing “best practices” and developing related policies and procedures, contributing immensely to increase efficiency and effectiveness in Internal Controls, Risk Management and Governance Processes in the Public Sector. He has work closely with experts and supervised local staff, ensuring the timely completion of all deliverables, and is familiar with donor policies and procedures.