Mar 15, 2021, 10:53 AM
The District Assembly for the Welfare of Girls and Young Women under Kombo East Youth and Children Development Alliance (KEYCDA) last Wednesday commemorated International Women’s Day (IWD) at Sohm Lower Basic School.
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.
Newly appointed Governor of Central Bank of The Gambia Nuah Saidy has said that preliminary results indicate that the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) project is rated satisfactory and thus the need to commend the efforts of all those who contributed to its success.
Ghanaian troops serving with the ECOWAS Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) and based in Barra in the North Bank Region have observed their national day of 4th August also called Founders’ Day, with a donation of educational materials to the Mbullum Ahmadiyya Muslim Upper Basic and Secondary Schools in the Lower Nuimi District.