Feb 3, 2011, 12:17 PM
Star GSM Company, in collaboration with UK Enterprise, donated office materials
to Mandinary Police Post and Police Crime Unit on Tuesday.
Speaking at the ceremony of the items at Mandinary Police Post, Lamin Kaba, managing director of Star GSM Company, said they donated office materials to the station as part of making the work of the police easy for them.
“I was informed that this station needs support like chairs, tables and other materials of which we are here to hand over in collaboration with UK Enterprise,” he said.
The Star GSM boss added that donating such materials to Mandinary Police Station was very important because this is where the Gam-Petrol Station is located and such a place needs to be well secured.
He thanked UK Enterprise for collaborating with Star GSM to contribute to national development.
Kebba Bojang, a retired superintendent police officer and also a native of Mandinary, thanked Star GSM and UK Enterprise for the support, noting that Star GSM has been supporting The Gambia’s security.
“I also contributed by allocating a land for the police,” he said, adding that Start GSM is now a household namein the community.
In receiving the items, Bakary Fofana, assistant station officer at Mandinary Police Post, thanked Star GSM and UK Enterprise for the donation, adding that the donated items would go a long way in helping them do their job.
He called on other organizations, company owners and individuals to emulate Lamin Kaba, adding that helping security is paramount because there will be no meaningful development without security.
Meanwhile, the two companies also donated the same materials to the police serious crime unit at the police headquarters in Banjul where senior police officers attended the handing over ceremony.
Speaking at the occasion, Lamin Kaba, managing director of Star GSM, said the purpose of the visit was to donate office materials to the police to complement their work.
Mr Kaba added that Star GSM and UK Enterprise would continue to support the security of the country, adding that there would be no development without security.
He promised to donate more chairs as well as tables to the serious crime office and also renovate the office.
Also speaking at the handing over of the items was Foday Conta, the police public relations officer, who said the items would go a long way in complementing their work.
He assured Star GSM and UK Enterprise of their full support and he called on them to continue supporting security so that it could make their work easier.