26 November 2012

Gambia: BAC Gives D100, 000 to Sutusinjang Islamic School

The Brikama Area Council (BAC) on Tuesday presented a cheque for D100, 000 to Sutusinjang Islamic School in Foni at a presentation ceremony held at the BAC chairman's office in Brikama, West Coast Region. The cheque, received by the ward councilor of the area, was meant for the development of the school.

Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Sunkary Badjie, the chairman of the Brikama Area Council, reminded that the money collected from rates and taxes by the Council is always going back to the community for the development of the country; indicating that the development of the country is their first priority, especially assisting schools in creating brighter future for the youth. Badjie finally urged the school administration to make best use of the money for the development of the school.

Ismaila Badjie, the ward councilor of Bullock expressed delight and thanked BAC for contributing to the development of Sutusinjang Islamic School. The donation, he said, came at the time when the school needed it most. He revealed that since the establishment of the school BAC has been helping the school, whilst assuring them that the money would be used wisely.

Adama Bojang, the acting director of Planning and Development; and Mariama Bah-Saine, the ward councilor of Banjulinding, both expressed similar sentiments, thanking BAC for their timely intervention.

The public relations officer, Modou Jonga also urged the school management to use the money wisely and urged the communities to pay their rates and taxes on time to encourage more development undertakings.

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