Jun 25, 2020, 11:34 AM
Omar Ceesay, the president of The Gambia Transport Union has told The Point that his Union and Government have come to consensus on certain terms following drivers’ sit-down strike on Monday.
His company, Shyben Madi, has and is playing a key role in Gambia’s economy by providing regular basic commodities, soul representative of Japanese cars: Nissan, Suzuki and Yamaha.
His company used to contribute to the health sector and wrestling as well.
Late Madi was a Japanese honourary consul.
He was awarded in 2019 by the government of Japan in recognition of his efforts in improving the cordial relations between The Gambia and Japan.
The Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Saturday 25th July described the coronavirus outbreak in The Gambia as an exceptional crisis that warrants urgent attention from all actors in a bid to combat the pandemic.
Banjul, The Gambia – The United States is committed to supporting The Gambia’s efforts to combat COVID-19 and keep Gambians throughout the Smiling Coast safe. The U.S. Government is working closely with the government of The Gambia, civil society, and community leaders to combat the pandemic.
Effective Thursday, 15 October 2020, His Excellency President Adama Barrow is pleased to declare public places such as hotels, motels, lodges, bars, restaurants, video clubs, museums, public swimming pools and gymnasia throughout The Gambia, open, a dispatch from the Office of the Government Spokesperson states.