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BAC commits resources in the prevention and control of covid-19

Mar 23, 2020, 12:53 PM

Brikama Area Council has donated sanitary materials worth over D70,000 to the Western Region Health Directorate in Brikama.

The council’s management said the donation formed part of their commitment to support regional efforts in the prevention and control of covid-19 pandemic.

Chief Executive Officer Modou Jonga hopes that the donation will strengthen the level of preparedness and capacity of the Regional Health Directorate at points of entry into the West Coast Region.

Chairman, Sheriffo Sonko assured his office’s support in regional efforts to the prevention and control of the virus and called for concerted efforts in containing the pandemic.

Regional Health Director Ngally Abubacarr Sambou applauded the council for the support and assured that the materials will be properly used.

The presentation ceremony was witnessed by the deputy chairman, NDMA regional coordinator, West Coast Region Red Cross coordinator, officer-in-charge of Brikama District Hospital, Ward Councilors, senior management team and host of regional authorities.

The council is also set to start sensitisation in the communities in collaboration with Foni Agency for Rural Development (FARD) and a consortium of youth groups (Activista, National Youth Parliament, Peace Ambassadors Gambia and YWCED.