Salikenni youth rehabilitates road linking to rice fields

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Young people of North Bank Region’s Central Baddibou village of Salikenni last Sunday embarked a road rehabilitation exercise that links the village to their rice fields.

Sitokoto Gassama, the newly elected councilor of Salikenni Ward said the exercise was meant to provide farmers easy access to their farms, especially during rainy season.

Mr.Gassama explained that women usually face extreme difficulty to access their rice fields during raining season but said the rehabilitation of the access road will help address those problems.

Nyira Kanyi also said women of the village faces lot of challenges during rainy season in trying to avoid the invasion of salt water into their rice fields.

Sulayman Saho, National Assembly Member for Badibou Central said government alone cannot do everything for the people, while appealing to people to work towards the development of their communities for the betterment of the country.

Sanna Kanteh, Village Development Committee (VDC) chairperson called on development partners to come to their aideto complete the work before start of the rainy season.

Author: Cherno Omar Bobb