Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs (Gambia)
|Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs of The Gambia|
|Member of||Cabinet of the Gambia|
|Reports to||President of the Gambia|
The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs is a minister in the Cabinet of the Gambia who is responsible for the financial management of government affairs, drawing up the budget, and developing economic policy. In 1985, Minister of Finance Saikouba Sisay designed and implemented an Economic Recovery Programme. In 1992, a review of the Directorate of Customs commissioned by the Gambian government and performed by HM Customs and Excise found that the Gambian Minister of Finance granted duty waivers without sufficient acceptance guidelines, proper monitoring, or control of imports. In 1994, Minister of Finance Bakary B. Dabo was dismissed from the position because of his alleged involvement in the failed coup attempt of November 11.
List of Ministers of Finance and Economic Affairs
|Photo||Name||Term of office||Notes|
|Bala Garba Jahumpa||1994||1997|
|Musa Gibril Bala Gaye||25 September 2003||March 2005|
|Musa Gibril Bala Gaye||November 2005||June 2009|
|Abdou Kolley||June 2009||March 2010|
|Abdou Kolley||21 July 2010||27 January 2011|
|Mambury Njie||February 2011||16 April 2012|
|Abdou Kolley||16 April 2012||10 July 2013|
|Kebba S. Touray||10 July 2013||16 March 2015|
|Abdou Kolley||16 March 2015||Incumbent|
- Chandra K. Patel (1997). Fiscal Reforms in the Least Developed Countries. Edward Elgar Publishing. p. 111. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
- Mamadou Dia (1996). Africa's Management in the 1990s and Beyond: Reconciling Indigenous and Transplanted Institutions. World Bank Publications. p. 46. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
- Jeanne A. K. Hey. Small States in World Politics: Explaining Foreign Policy Behavior. p. 122. Retrieved 2011-05-20.