alkalo of Old Yundum and his community have expressed great concern and dissatisfaction
over the dumpsite at their market.
said it was causing a lot of pollution and other environmental hazards to the
at the dumpsite on Tuesday during a brief visit by the community of Old Yundum,
alkalo Mamudou Fye blamed the Brikama Area Council, saying they have woefully
failed the community of Old Yundum for not responding to their needs in addressing their concerns.
said the market was handed over to the council a couple of years ago and since
then they have been generating a lot of revenue on a daily basis.
have not enjoyed even a toilet facility until recently when the coalition
government intervened and helped them to build toilet facilities for the said
communities, he added.
to him, the school management is also complaining about the dumpsite because of
the bad odor that is polluting the whole area.
alkalo said there was no committee responsible for ensuring that this rubbish
was collected out of the market, adding that they recommended the dissolution
of the Old Yundum committee and the formation of a new committee.
Fye praised the new Government for providing them with toilet facilities whilst
he calling on the council to come to the aid of Old Yundum community with
respect to sanitation at the market.
also called on Gambian philanthropists to help them in rehabilitating the road
linking the Old Yundum Police Station to the interior of their village.