Mayoress Lowe urges new task force to leave up to expectation

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The mayoress of Banjul City Council (BCC), Rohey M. Lowe has challenged the new task force members of the council to be instrumental in addressing the common problems confronting the city, by building a good standard of living for the people.

She made these remarks on Saturday during the inauguration of the new BCC task force committees at BCC conference hall in Banjul.

“I mentioned this in our first council seating that Banjul is at the emergency room and needs an urgent help. In order to rescue her, we need fundamental resources before a formidable and constructive work can begin.” she stated.

Mayoress Lowe reiterated that the final report of the taskforce committee would ease their work and give them the right directions to resources, tools and the capacity to deliver their pledges so as to serve the people of Banjul.

She explained that the task force committee was unanimously agreed by council members and others with diverse expertise, saying the council is not paying any member of the taskforce, instead, they are doing it for the love they have for their country especially the city of Banjul.

She thus acknowledged the fact that they all want the same thing for Banjul and that is to make their beloved city the life it deserves. “Hence, we observe today’s inauguration ceremony with high hopes and expectations for the success of the task force to forge a new direction for our great capital city, I urge members of my council to assist and cooperate with the new task force in any way possible to ease their task and tenure with us. No one should feel uncomfortable at their presence and they are here to provide us with an institutional framework to commence our duties.”

The chairman of the new task force committee,  Abdoulie Jallow expressed delight to be part of the new members of the Task force Committee, further expressing their resolve to execute their duties to make sure that Banjul reaches a state they all desire by giving the people the much-needed development they deserve.

“I am a business specialist and I also work for the government. So I would do my best to serve the city of Banjul and for the productive sector of our own economic.”

However, the new taskforce committee is expected to face a great task in their quest to make the city a leading contributor in the country’s march towards its development aspirations, with the numerous problems confronting the city of Banjul.

Author: Pa Modou Cham