Jun 20, 2022, 10:52 AM
A team of Indian eye specialists on Wednesday 15th June, 2022 launched I-Care Optics Center in The Gambia.
Speaking at a brief ceremony held at Brikama Jamisa, Lamin Jammeh K. Sanneh said he hopes that the food items will support the beneficiaries to stay home during state of emergency and control the spread of the virus.
According to him, most of the supports are focus on providing hand washing containers and sanitizers, saying as a member of the community, he deemed it necessary to support people who find it difficult to earn a living due to the lockdown.
He stressed the need for people to pay heed to the World Health Organisation’s guidelines and Ministry of Health by practicing regular hand washing and avoid hand shaking.
Alagie Karamo Suwareh, an imam at Brikama Jamisa said Islamic religion calls for understanding, peace and harmony among the Muslims Ummah and humanity in general, saying coronavirus brought difficult times on everyone but with a little help from kind individuals and institutions can make a big difference.
Kaddy Samai Sanneh and Mariama Cham, who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries, commended the donor, noting that it would supplement household food security. They said this is the time to provide humanitarian assistance to families in the form of food items.
Great people die every day. Yet not all of them affirm for us the goodness in humanity and leadership the way Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara did.
The National Audit Office of the Gambia (NAO) in collaboration with the African Organization of English-speaking Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) on Monday began a sub-regional forum on Financial and Compliance Audit for Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs).