Dec 22, 2022, 12:22 PM
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and other stakeholders, yesterday validated the Draft Green Recovery Development Plan (RF-NDP 2023 –2027) which is the successor of the National Development Plan (NDP) 2018-2021.
He added that the frontline workers are in jeopardy and their interests are not protected while risking their lives during this situation.
Mai Fatty was speaking to journalists yesterday at his office while sharing his experiences during his quarantine.
He added that he had a conversation with many of the frontline workers while under quarantine, adding that some of them even borrowed money to feed their families.
“Ninety percent of them have not seen their families for three weeks or more because they are also quarantined permanently with the quarantined staff,”
He added that there is growing despondence among the frontline workers, noting that there is a need for government and the National Assembly to do something about their welfare.
“These people work in very long hours and paid with peanuts. Most of them borrow money to feed their families back at home.”
He added that: “I am not criticizing the government because they are not doing anything; but what is of interest today is to bring out the pride of the people who are sacrificing for our country and are paid D2000 and D3000 a month.”
He revealed that he used the opportunity to speak with all frontline workers so that he could understand exactly what is at stake and not just what they (health ministry) is saying to the media; which he said sounds nice but not what is really happening.
Bijilo, 3 June, 2020: As part of its ongoing Mass Agricultural Production Project (also known as the Cassava Out-grower Scheme) within the wider framework of the Tekki Fii - Make It in The Gambia Project, GIZ International Services with its implementing partners, the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter and Aspuna Gambia Ltd. embarked a virtual online training programme for 120 selected cassava out-growers.
ECOWAS on Thursday, 10 December 2020 will hold the Information Sessions in Member States of the Regional Cultural Policy and ECOWAS Action Plan on Return of Cultural Heritage in Banjul.