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Nayconf kicks off Today in Farafenni

Dec 17, 2008, 5:59 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Hundreds of youths and dignitaries across the country will converge on Farafenni, in the North Bank Region of The Gambia today to witness the official opening of the 2008 National Youth Conference and Festival.

H.E. Professor Alh. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh is expected to officially open this year's event which will be graced by many sporting personalities including the SOS for Sport.

The event, which will draw young people from all parts of the country, aimed to create a platform for youths to discuss their immediate problems and try to put up better solutions to improve, develop and promote the welfare of the youth of the country. The biannual event also features a host of sporting activities including athletics, football and cultural activities.

According to the Chairman of the Organising Committee Alagie Kebbeh, this years Nayconf will be best ever staged in the Country

He thanked all those who contributed in one way or the other towards the funding of the event in order to achieve a successful Nayconf.