Sep 16, 2022, 12:00 PM
President Adama Barrow stated that key health indicators have notably improved, adding maternal and child mortality has declined, skilled birth attendance, post-natal care, and nutrition have considerably improved.
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.
Magistrate Don Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court yesterday ordered for a bench warrant to be issued to one Biran Mbaye for his arrest for failing to appear in court on three occasions.