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VDC Chair Drums up Support for Police Station

May 7, 2008, 7:20 AM | Article By: By Abdoulie Nget

Considering the significant role the police can play to the protection of life and property in the community, the Chairman of Wellingara Village Development Committee, Mr Samba Bah, is drumming up support for the completion of the new Wellingara police station complex.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with this paper, Mr Bah, who doubles as the head of community policing in Wellingara, explained that the construction of a police station is part of national development and called on the community of Wellingara and all those concerned about national and personal security to lend a hand to the building of a police station in Wellingara.

"The Alkalo of Wellingara has allocated a plot of land for the building of a new police station in the community. It is, therefore, ideal for the community to participate fully in the project so we can realise our wishes of crime-free society for all," he added.

Mr Bah made a passionate appeal to the community to regard the police as partners and not otherwise. "The police are out to protect everyone and thank God people are beginning to realise this. There is definitely an overwhelming need for the community to work in tandem with the police for the common good," he said.

On environmental cleanliness, Mr Bah appealed to the community of Wellingara to always respond to the clarion call of President Jammeh for environmental cleanliness. He described the anti-littering bill as an important step closer to achieving a malaria-free society.