May 23, 2012, 1:37 PM
The Lord Mayor of the Kanifing Municipal Council Yankuba Colley on
This was in due recognition of Youssou's achievements in entertaining and uniting generations of the people of
Speaking at the presentation ceremony of the citizenship certificate and the emblem of the
He said Youssou's music transcends mere entertainment to building a platform of peace and mutuality between the people of
In his remarks, Youssou Ndoure said he was deeply touched by the honor and considers it as one of the most pleasant of all awards ever given to him. He said The Gambia is a country with great potential and that the people of the country should support the leadership in realising those potentials.
He said Municipal authorities have a big role in transforming the lives of citizens and the promotion of local culture, and expressed his resolve to partner with the KMC in establishing a cultural centre in the Municipality.
The Public Affairs Manager of KMC Pa Kalifa Sanyang, Alhaji Mustapha Saine, Administrative Officer for Religion and Culture at the Council and Gibi Bah, Youssou Ndoure's long standing pal in the
Meanwhile, Youssou Ndoure has accepted an invitation by the Lord Mayor to return to