May 13, 2020, 1:02 PM
My fellow citizens
I would like to speak to you this evening to discuss the situation related to the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking at the handing over ceremony, vice chairperson of the Kafo, Umar Fatty said the gesture is in recognition of the tremendous work that the fire and rescue services are doing in saving life and properties with limited resources.
He explained that the Kafo comprises of members from Brikama and the Diaspora and as young people they deemed it necessary to contribute their quota in the fight against coronavirus by supporting those at the front line to be safe at work.
The Brikama Fire and Rescue Services Station Officer Muhammed Drammeh, thanked the group for their timely support for complementing government’s efforts in their efforts to curb the spread. He noted that the gesture will help their men and women in uniform to always wash their hands not only in their homes but at their working place.
A press release sent to The Point by the African Diaspora Returnee Association (ADRA) has indicated that a number of repatriated individuals and organisations in The Gambia have been involved in a dispute that is both publicly exposing and damaging to the future of repatriates on the ground all over the continent.
Senegalese community in the West Coast Region last Friday donated ten thousand dalasis to the regional covid-19 taskforce committee in support of the fight against coronavirus pandemic.
Dr Ayele Adubra, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Consultant at UNESCO-KOICA project in The Gambia on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on the Permanent Secretary, Louis Moses Mendy at the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education.