Nov 6, 2015, 9:59 AM
people of Tomorrow (SPOT); a charitable organisation based in the United
Kingdom (UK), in partnership with
Abdoulie Ceesay, National Assembly
member for Old Yundum have inaugurated a 180, 000 dalasi Borehole at Old Yundum.
The inauguration ceremony was held at Medina Bia Nyassi in Old Yundum. It is expected to provide portable drinking water to the population of the community.
Sutay Cham, who spoke on behalf of the Alkalo of the community thanked Abdoulie Ceesay for the project, saying the people of Old Yundum have been drinking from open wells which is not good for their health.
Kaddy Sanyang-Manrong, lady councilor of Old Yundum constituency described the initiative as very timely and welcoming, saying residents in Old Yundum have been in need of portable drinking water.
She called on her fellow women to take the responsibility of the borehole for the betterment of the community, advising them to distance themselves from anything that will damage the project.
Abdoulie Ceesay, National Assembly member for Old Yundum expressed satisfaction to the people of the community for their commitment and support to the implementation of the project.
He urged community members to make the best use of the borehole for their best interest, reminding them that the project does not belong to any individual but the community at large.
Abubacarr Dampha, chief executive officer of SPOT project said the project is part of their social responsibility to give back to the community and support the needy people.
Saikouba Jarju, NAM for Basumbala called on the people of Old Yundum to supoort Abdoulie Ceesay because he is in a better position to advocate for the development of his constituency.