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BAC presents motorbikes to environmental unit

Jun 18, 2010, 1:47 PM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

The Environmental Health and Sanitation Unit of the Brikama Area Council (BAC) were on Tuesday 15th June 2010 presented with two new motor bikes, valued at D90, 000. 000 (Ninety Thousand Dalasi) by the Management of Brikama Area Council.

The motor bikes were handed over to the Manager of the said Unit, Mr. Bakary Jadama by the Chairman of BAC, Mr. Sunkary Badjie, at a ceremony held at the council's ground.

Speaking at the event, Mr. Badjie noted that the motor bikes are to be used by personnel of the unit for monitoring and supervising waste disposal and management in enhancing environmental health in communities within the jurisdiction of the council. He added that the presentation of the motor bikes is historic and then urged them to take proper care of the bikes.

Mr. Bakary Jadama, the Manager of the beneficiary unit noted the essence of monitoring and supervision in enhancing efficient waste control, disposal and management. Mr. Jadama expressed hope that the motor bikes will enforce the implementation of the anti-littering regulations.

Mr. Lang Luwang Conteh, a Supervisor of the said unit delivered the vote of thanks, while the ceremony was chaired by Mr. Modou Jonga, the Public Relations Officer of BAC.

Meanwhile, the Youth Mascot for Peace and Unity (YOMPU), a registered youth organisation based in Farato, Kombo South on Tuesday 15th June 2010 donated three bags of second hand clothes to the Regional Disaster Management Office for onward delivery to disaster victims in the region.

 The donated second hand clothes were handed over to the Chairman of Brikama Area Council, Mr. Sunkary Badjie, at a ceremony held at the council’s ground. Mr. Badjie expressed delight at the presentation of the second hands clothes. He officially handed over the donated clothes to Mr. Lamin Fatty, a member of the Regional Disaster Committee.

For his part, Mr. Ibrahim Ceesay, the Secretary-General of YOMPU described the donation by his organisation as a small gesture towards complementing the efforts of both the council and the Regional Disaster Management Coordinating Office in alleviating the plight of disaster victims.

The ceremony was also chaired by Mr. Modou Jonga, the Public Relations Officer of Brikama Area Council.