REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES) – Recruitment of External Auditor for ECOWAS -Regional Electricity Project (ECOREAP) and Gambia Electricity Access Project (GEAP)






Financing Agreement Reference:  ADF Grant No: 210015040530  

ADF (TSF) Grant No: 5900155016059

Project ID No.:  P-GM-FA0-002


Reference No.: NAWEC-GEAP-CS-02

Issue Date: 2nd December 2020

Closing Date: 17th December 2020


The Government of The Gambia has received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of The Gambia Electricity Access Project (GEAP) being implemented by the National Water and Electricity Company Limited (NAWEC). The Government, therefore, intends to apply part of the funds for the audit of the project’s financial statements.


In conducting an audit of financial statements, the overall objectives of the auditor are:

  1. To obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements as a whole are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error, thereby enabling the auditor to express an opinion on whether the financial statements are prepared in all material respects, in accordance with an applicable financial reporting framework and
  2. To report on the financial statements and communicate as required by the ISAs in accordance with the auditor’s findings.


The project books of account provide the basis for the preparation of the PFSs (project financial statements) by the Project Implementation Unit and are established to reflect the financial transactions in respect of the project.



The Project Implementation Unit through National Water and Electricity Company Limited (NAWEC) now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services; (i) information detailing the company’s existence and areas of expertise (ii) list of similar assignments and experience in similar conditions, (iv) availability of appropriate staff relevant for the assignment and (v) any other relevant information.


Eligibility criteria, the establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Procurement Policy and Methodology for Bank Group Funded Operations dated October 2015, which is available on the Bank’s website at



Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm


Expression of Interest must be clearly marked with the following statement “Expression of Interest for Financial Audit Services” and must be delivered to the address below by 17th December 2020 at 2:00 pm local time. Submission by electronic mail (email) will NOT be accepted.




Office of the Managing Director

Attention: Mrs Haddy Njie, Project Coordinator

National Water & Electricity Company Limited,

53, Mamady Maniyang Highway, P.O. Box 609, Banjul The Gambia

Floor/ Room number: Conference Room,  1st Floor

City: Banjul

Country:  The Gambia

Telephone: +220 4375990

Facsimile Number:  +220 4375990

Email: and