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Former Lower Badibou chief praises President Jammeh for FAO and malaria award

Feb 16, 2015, 10:24 AM | Article By: Abdou Rahman Sallah

The former chief of Lower Badibou and family joined others to show their solidarity in condemning the recent State House attack by terrorists.

Fafanding Kinteh of Kinteh Kunda Jannehya spoke to this reporter on Monday in Kerewan North Bank Region to show his solidarity with President Yahya Jammeh and the government, noting that the recent attack on State House is unconstitutional and unacceptable and no genuine Gambian would accept it.

He hailed the security forces in repelling the 30 December attackers, noting it demonstrated their loyalty and support to President Jammeh and the government.

Mr Kinteh congratulated the President for the FAO award for the giant strides in promoting the attainment of food self-sufficiency, and the Africa Leaders Malaria Alliance Award for excellence, for implementing of vector control, long-lasting insecticide nets and residual spray in combating malaria in the country.

He thanked all the alkalolu of Lower Badibou for their support and cooperation during the past 17 years as the district chief.

Former Lower Badibou chief and his family congratulated President Jammeh and government for the advent of the Gambia Golden Jubilee or 50 years of independence.

Commenting on Vision 2016, he lauded the people for their response to the President’s back to the land call, adding that the response would contribute to the attainment of food self-sufficiency and poverty reduction.