Jun 3, 2022, 11:46 AM
The Gambia Prison Services on Thursday denied reports of a prison break at Mile 2 Central Prison during a press briefing held at its headquarters.
The UNICEF U-Report further indicated that 34.50% of the 10, 000 people registered believed to know the signs and symptoms of covid-19.
This revelation was made known on Wednesday by UNICEF U-Report SMS Social Monitoring Poll.
The UNICEF U-Report is a free SMS social monitoring tool for community participation, designed to address issues that the youth cares about. The UNICEF U-Report Poll includes health, education, youth unemployment, disease outbreaks and anything else people want to discuss.
The survey also revealed that 92.74% of people said they have heard about the coronavirus pandemic, while 7.26%have not heard about the pandemic.
According to the report, 47.05% of people prefer to get their source of information about coronavirus on TV, while 24.94% prefers it from health workers and 12.93% from radio.
The report from UNICEF also indicated that 68.36% of those who registered for the survey did not know about Ministry of Health’s 1025 hotline number, while 31.64% said they know about the hotline number.
Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on the 3rd February, 2022, ordered that Bakary Sarr, Assistant Bailiff at the High Court in Banjul, be arrested and his surety by the police to show cause why his bail should not be revoked. She further ordered that if they are arrested on a non working day, they should be granted police bail and be brought on a working day before the court.
The president of ECOWAS Citizens in The Gambia Michel Pokpaye Kuivogui has called on all ECOWAS citizens in the Gambia to join in efforts of the Gambia government to preserve and maintain peace and security.