Jan 4, 2012, 1:04 PM
Sanyang Youth Tesito Association over the weekend held a one-day capacity building exercise for youths and children of Sanyang and its satellite villages.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman of Sanyang Youth Tesito Association, Mr. Sheriff Bojang, expressed delight at the high turnout of the youths.
While thanking the Kombo South Youth Committee for their support, both financially and morally, he called on the participants to co-operate in the training programme.
Malang Fatty, the Chairman of Kombo South District Youth Committee, thanked the organisers for their initiative. He noted that it would complement their efforts as the body responsible for the upliftment of the youths in the area, as well as the government's efforts towards youth empowerment. He called on others to follow suit.
Lectures were given by Njundu Drammeh of the Child Protection Alliance on children's rights, duties and responsibilities, while Fabakary Kalleh of the Youths Ambassadors for Peace dilated on the qualities of good leadership, and Lamin K. Saidy, the acting Speaker of the National Youth Parliament, deliberated on meeting procedures. Lamin Gassama 1st Vice-President of the Western Region Youth Committee spoke on how to make public speeches.