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Operation Save the Community, BAC partner in COVID-19 fight

Aug 25, 2020, 4:00 PM

Brikama Area Council [BAC] is set to establish partnership with Operation Save the Community, a group of young people in Brikama Misira in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

The two sides discussed their partnership during a recent courtesy visit to the Council by the youth delegation.

Giving an account of their visit, Nfansu Jawara, member of the group's organizing committee, said their visit was to formally introduce themselves to the Council management.

He revealed that amid the recent surge in the cases of Covid-19 in the country, they have been embarking on vigorous community sensitizations within Misira with the objective of increasing the people's understanding and to prevent contracting the virus.

Jawara outlined their intention to sensitize vendors at the Brikama Market, further highlighting the need to engage the council of their area prior to conducting such public awareness activity on covid-19.

The council's chief executive officer, Modou Jonga underscored the urgent need to harmonize sectoral efforts in the fight against the global pandemic.

He commended the group for their efforts and foresight, reiterating his Council's commitment in working with stakeholders in the fight against the pandemic.

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