Jan 8, 2021, 12:46 PM
A recent fire outbreak has caused extensive damage to the Kinteh Family of Manjai in the Kanifing Municipality.
The initiative was launched by the chairman of the council, Sheriffo Sonko at the Brikama market.
The market vendors were the first beneficiaries as they are always vulnerable and at the high risk of contracting the virus due to their daily interaction with different people.
Chairman Sheriffo Sonko said at the launch that out of the 3000 facemasks, Brikama market vendors will be given 2, 400, 300 to Welingara Marlet, 150 to Busumbala Market and 150 to the Council's Health and Sanitation Unit.
He reminded Gambians that Coronavirus is a killer disease that spares no one, making it a responsibility on everyone to prevent themselves and people around them from contracting it.
Chief executive officer, Modou Jonga, said by virtue of their interaction with people, market vendors are at the high risk of contracting the virus which is why they make them the first recipients of the facemasks.
He thanked UNDP for the support and their frontliners in their effort to control the spread of the virus.
National Assembly Member for Central Badibou, Sulayman Saho has distributed 43 bags of 25 kilograms of rice to the people of his constituency.
Tallinding Ward Development Committee in collaboration with the Tallinding Community last week completed the construction of humps locally called ‘Sleeping Police’ in Tallinding.
In empowering over 5000 youths to acquire technical and entrepreneurial skills and shape their own lives, the EU Tekki Fii Project managed by GIZ has embraced an inclusive approach.