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 presentation, chairperson of the organization Dodo Mbaye said the pandemic is a global issue that needs collective efforts to fight it in all forms, adding that his organization is ready to join hands and fight the pandemic by providing such materials to the people.
He said they have one-time donated food aid to prisons, all geared towards complement government efforts in nation building. “The organization was established in 2014 and since then, we have been supporting different people worldwide.”
Awa Secka, secretary general of Solution Bay Spirituality (SBS) called on all to stand firm in supporting each other at the time of difficulties.
Modou Bah, head of communication of the organization said preventing the virus from spreading and from reaching the prisons is their concern and thanked the prison department for their long-standing relationship.
Inspector Sagarr Jatta, officer-in-charge of Jeshwang prison expressed gratitude and appreciation for the organization’s solidarity to the prison in complementing government efforts in fighting the pandemic while assuring that the donated materials will be put in to good use.
United Democratic Party (UDP) youth president and National Assembly Member for Central Badibou said Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray’s statement on young people during Gambia government’s distribution of rice, sugar and oil was misleading, saying he was totally disappointed with her ‘false’ allegation.
The Advocacy for Gambia Democracy and Civil Rights (Afgdacr) has raised concern over the recent move by lawmakers to reject the Constitution Promulgation Bill 2020.
In press release sent to this medium, the Civil Society movement, described the move as tragic death of ‘our last piece of hope’.
AGA Charitable Trust last Thursday donated one thousand three hundred and fifty exercise books to three Gambian schools and the French school in The Gambia.