Apr 14, 2020, 1:25 PM
The African Development Bank Group on Wednesday announced the creation of the COVID-19 Response Facility to assist regional member countries in fighting the pandemic.
Faal made this statement during an interview with journalists on Monday at the Office of The Gambia Trade Union Bureau (GAMTUM).
He said the reason for changing the former executive committee is because they failed to do what was expected from them, adding that the whole system was not moving in the right direction.
He added that the former executive committee had really taken the whole system back, which prompted members to call for a meeting and change the old executive for an interim committee, which would oversee the affairs of the union until congress.
“My next plan is to meet the authorities to inform them of the new interim committee and discuss plans, while seeking their support for proper implementation of those plans.”
Omar Tourary, vice president of the interim select committee of The Gambia Transport Food Agriculture and Industrial Workers Union and also the branch manager at the Sand Mining, said the formation of the interim committee was about reforming the transport system sector to a high standard.
“We have seen how other countries operate and we also want to be at that level. Today, when you look into the transport sector, you feel sad about the whole thing.
Shyben A. Madi & Sons Ltd. last week Tuesday donated to The Gambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) D1, 000,000.00 to help fight coronavirus in The Gambia.
The ambassador-at-large, His Excellency Vincent P. Bootes Thursday donated a variety of sanitary items worth over D50,000 to The Gambia Police Force in the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic spreading across the world.
Gambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mamadou Tangara on Wednesday told lawmakers that over 4000 Gambian migrants in Germany are on the verge of being repatriated to The Gambia, Fatu Network reports.
Madi Jobarteh, a strong human right advocate and the country director for West Minister Foundation has been charged on Tuesday 30 June 2020 at Kairaba Police Station after he was initially invited for questioning by the police in connection with an interview he had with local media during the black lives Matter protest.
Gambia For All (GFA) party in a press release yesterday underlined that it expects more transparency from government and continues to express the need for transparency and accountability in the use of funds for covid-19.