Jul 16, 2020, 12:06 PM
Kanifing Municipality Youth Committee Saturday held their congress where they elected new committee members to run the affairs of young people for the next two years.
The objective is to support them during the course of coronavirus pandemic and to enable them to observe the WHO and government guidelines to avoid the spread of the pandemic.
The food aid include 160 bags of rice and 150 bags of sugar to it members to fight against covid-19 and to support their families during the holy month of Ramadan.
Speaking at the distribution at Sinuchu Alagie, Chairman Lamin Barrow said 2020 is a very difficult year globally, saying covid-19 has affected almost all kinds of trade globally and that was why they decided to provide the the assistance to their members.
He said the objective of the association is not only in profit making area but to add their quota to national development, saying supporting national development is part of the association’s priority since its formation in 2010. He said another objective of the association is to look at the condition of its members and address them.
“Recently, we have contributed D50, 000 to Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry fund raiser in the fight against covid-19 and contributed 150,000 to Basse fire victims.”
The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has warned that undermining democracy can turn the country towards conflict and bad governance, saying elections are crucial decision about the future of democracy, peace and development.
The National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) alongside the Department of Social Welfare and Department of Community Development are currently on a 6-day Community Mobilization Strategy (CMS) review for Safety Net Project at Foni Ding-Ding Federation in Bwiam.
Euodoo Foundation, on Friday donated nine bags of rice and school materials to the children of Janitors in Gambia Methodist Academy and Gambia High Schools.