Nov 20, 2009, 11:40 AM
(Issue Monday June 27, 2016)
Alkalo of Old, Yundum, Mahmoud Fye, and the village development committee have
appealed to the management of the Brikama Area Council to assist the village
with 3,000 litres of fuel.
The village needed the fuel to rehabilitate a 2km road from Coastal Road Junction through Old Yundum to Dairu Busumbala.
Alkalo Fye said already, the community has secured 150 trips of gravel duty free from the Department of Geology with the help of Brikama Area Council.
“Our concern and constraint at the moment is how to transport the gravel from the quarry to the construction site; we don’t have fuel and truck,” he explained.
He pointed out that it is important to have that road rehabilitated because it is the one used by women, including pregnant and lactating mothers, from Dairu Busumbala when going to the health centre.
“This is why the community is trying to do everything possible to rehabilitate the road before the rainy season starts,” the Old Yundum Alkalo said while calling for support from Brikama Area Council.
The Alkalo also appealed to other institutions and organisations to come to their aid to facilitate the rehabilitation of the road for the good of all.