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Yoruba Community to build houses worth D5m

Dec 8, 2020, 10:21 AM | Article By: Fatou Dem

The Yoruba community in The Gambia last Friday launched a building project worth five million dalasis at an event held at a local hotel in Kololi.

The project is meant for Yorubas living in The Gambia and those that will visit the Gambia to have a temporary settlement.

The president of the Yoruba Community in The Gambia, Ajibilce Olusegun Mathew, said the development of the Yoruba Community-The Gambia has witnessed unprecedented successes over the years. “The peace we enjoy in The Gambia is immeasurable,” he acknowledged.

He pointed out that stranded Yorubas would have opportunities to be housed in that building.

He appealled for the members to help in making the dream of the Yoruba community in The Gambia a reality.

The chairman, Barrister Azeez Yussay, thanked the Gambia government for giving them a peaceful atmosphere in the country. He assured that they would continue supporting the Yoruba Community and be good ambassadors for their country.

Other speakers included the acting Nigerian High Commissioner, His Excellency Abu Obe and Bumi Ogundare, chief executive officer of All In One Enterprise.

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