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Youths in Move for Change decorate members

Dec 15, 2014, 11:13 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Youths in Move for Change Saturday decorated members with certificates for their contribution toward the success of the association, at a ceremony held at the Mall of The Gambia in Bakoteh.

Maimuna Samateh, a member of the association, said it was formed on 13 June 2011, adding that it was registered as a non-profit making association.

Samateh added that they embarked on a sensitization campaigns since its inception and cleansing exercises in public places.

They have exchange visits with their counterparts in Senegal, she further stated, adding that they also organized football and other sporting activities to raise funds for the association.

Omar Bojang, a representative from Social Welfare, said drugs are harmful to youths and advised them to stay away from drugs, since drugs damage a young person’s life.

Bojang urged the youths in Move for Change to be role models, because they are advocating for the betterment of youths.

Ebrima Cham, the councillor for Sukuta Ward, said youths are significant in the development of the country, and challenged them to venture into skilled work.