Shyben A. Madi donates food items to EFSTH

May 12, 2020, 11:58 AM | Article By: Ismaila Sonko

Shyben A. Madi and Sons Company Ltd. recently extended magnanimity to the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) with the donation of 40 bags of sugar and 100 bags of rice worth over D160,000.

The gesture, is part of the company’s contribution in the fight against covid-19 pandemic in the country

At a brief presentation ceremony held at the hospital ground on Monday, Antoine Fayad, office manager at the Shyben A. Madi and Sons Company Ltd., said the donation is meant to strengthen and support the staff at the country’s main referral EFSTH in their effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

Mr. Fayad explained that it is always important to help hospital staff more especially the frontline workers, who are working round the clock to make sure they combat the spread of coronavirus in The Gambia.

Buba Sanneh, Public Relations Officer (PRO) at the hospital commended Shyben A. Madi and Sons for the gesture, which he described as worthy and timely.

The donated items, he said, would go a long way in helping the staff at the hospital.

PRO Sanneh equally challenged other agencies to emulate the donors by supporting the hospital with food items so that the money that will be used to buy food stuff can be used to buy other essential drugs for the well-being of Gambians.

In similar move, Shyben A. Madi and Sons recently donated one million dalasis to The Gambia government through the Ministry of Health to fight covid-19 in The Gambia.

Read Other Articles In Headlines
Mambury Njie
Finance Ministry Clarifies
May 20, 2020, 12:44 PM

Press release: Quadrangle, 19 May 2020 -The attention of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has been drawn to reports online that the National Assembly canceled its planned Monday session because “the Minister of Finance failed to show up”. 

Sheriff Dibba
Late Hon. Sheriff Dibba’s family clarifies
Jul 8, 2021, 2:25 PM

The purpose of this publication is to clarify some statements by MC Cham at the TRRC that were made on February 2, 2019 during his testimony with regard to the Late Hon. Sheriff Mustapha Dibba. The whole purpose of this publication is for the sake of the truth. The TRRC was engaged and were notified of the irregularities in the statements made by Mr. Cham.

Imam Baba Leigh
‘People want my resignation out of jealousy’
Jun 12, 2020, 1:02 PM

Imam Baba Leigh, a commissioner at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reacted to Gambians calling for his resignation amidst the commission’s 2019 annual report which seeks to protect the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender (LGBT).

Hamat Bah v3
Gov’t to give seed money to Gambians to create travelling companies
Sep 10, 2020, 12:23 PM

As Destination Gambia almost completes its final decision to resume the tourism session in October for the winter tourism season 2020/2021, the minister of Tourism and Culture has disclosed among other plans to give seed money to young Gambians to create travelling companies.