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Association of Clearing, Forwarding agents donate D50, 000 to GCCI to combat COVID19

Apr 3, 2020, 12:34 PM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

The Association of Clearing and Forwarding Agents, on Tuesday donated fifty thousand dalasi to The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) business fundraising platform designed to fight against the spread of the deadly pandemic in the country. 

The GCCI business platform forum is created to raise fund from individuals, organizations and well-wishers to support government in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

The Association also donated medical items and sanitary equipment worth sixty-nine thousand dalasis to its staff in a bid to join the crusade against COVID-19.

President of the Association, Sulayman Joof said the situation of the global pandemic in the Gambia requires concerted efforts by all, saying they would continue to complement the efforts of the chamber in their crusade to curb the spread of the pandemic.

“This is why we decided to join the crusade through GCCI to combat the pandemic. We have also approved sixty-nine thousand dalasis to buy buckets, sanitizers, medicine and soap to support our staff in the fight against the pandemic,” he said.

Mr Joof thanked GCCI management for their bold initiative and members of his Association for their readiness to join GCCI in the fight against COVID-19, as the pandemic, he added, has caused lot of havoc to thousands of people around world.

He equally advised the general public to adhere to the WHO and health experts’ preventive guidelines.