Female mayoral aspirant promises to raise revenue, create more infrastructural development

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Fatima Sarr, mayoral aspirant for KMC has said that when she is elected into office, she would work hard to raise the revenue base of the municipality and also to create more infrastructural development for the area.

The promising KMC female mayoral aspirant made this statement during a press conference with journalists on Monday at her residence in Tallinding.

She told journalists that when she is elected into office her main priorities would be to improve garbage and waste collection and the management of internal road network, water supply, to reduce the crime rate and improve community policing, recreational facilities, quality public schools, health, drainages and tackle unemployment.

 She said her other target is to move the Bakoteh dumpsite to another location so as to create a conducive environment for the people of Bakoteh, adding that the dumpsite creates a lot of pollution for the citizenry.

 Madam Sarr also dilated on girls’ education, which she said, is very important and as a woman she has focused to improve on girls’ education.

 “Every day we see more crimes such as rape, murder and stealing so when I am elected into office, I will do whatever I can to reduce the rate of crimes within the municipality,” she added.

She added that youths of today are the leaders of tomorrow and they have to work hand in hand with them to improve their lives as well as improve the markets within the municipality so as to raise the income of women in KMC because of the revenue collected from the municipality, about 95 per cent comes from the women.

 “We got all our plans that on what to do,” she noted, adding that her main target is to transform KMC into a modern municipality.

Fatima Sarr disclosed that she and her team would invite investors to create more employment for youths within the municipality.

 “My other target when I am in office is to build a clinic for the municipality so that people who don’t have the means to go to another clinic can go to the KMC clinic,” she said.

Author: Njie Baldeh