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Pipeline mosque donates food items to Gambia Prison Services

May 8, 2020, 12:07 PM | Article By: Emmanuel Adomako

The Pipeline Mosque Foundation recently donated essential goods to The Gambia Prison Services in Banjul.

The annual donation included 36 bags of sugar, 10 bags of milk powder, 97 cartons of dates and 290 packets of tea bags amounting to 300,000.

The gesture was made to aid inmates during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Alhagie Dandeh Njie, president of the foundation said Ramadan calls for attention on giving to the needy and the unfortunate as in the case of the inmates.

He also highlighted that as it is one of the pillars of Islam we cannot do without.

He made appreciation to all ranks of the prison officers as they have made sure civilization prevails in the country.

Chairman of the Welfare Committee, Mam Sait Njie explained that the prison service and the foundation are partners in success in the country.

He added that their relationship with prisons is strong and prays that Allah guide and make it stronger.

Director general, Gambia Prison Services, Ansumanna  Manneh, highlighted that the relationship between the foundation and the prison has been a strong one; lasting over a decade.

He pointed out that the donation came at the right time and will not only aid in the Ramadan period, but will also held in terms of balanced diet which is very necessary in combating covid-19 pandemic.

He expressed appreciation to the donors as they are always the one who initiate the giving process.

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