27 December 2012

Gambia: AAJAC/COLUFIFA Gives to Gov't Institutions in CRR

Crr — The Association of African Youths for Agriculture and Culture Committee, set to fight hunger and poverty (AAJAC/COLUFIFA) on Wednesday donated tables, chairs, a bicycle and some medical items to the Brikamaba Police Station, the Immigration and Customs Department and the Brikamaba Health Facility. The presentation ceremony was held at Brikamaba in the Lower Fulladu West District, Central River Region (CRR) south.

The association, established some years ago and based in Brikamaba, have been giving support to government institutions; such as the health facilities, education and the security.

Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Alhaji Malang Saibo Camara, the deputy governor of the region, applauded the Association for their assistance, noting that the donated materials would go a long way towards complementing government's efforts in providing such items to these institutions. He spoke on the importance of security and health, adding that a country without peace and healthy people cannot prosper. Camara therefore called on the beneficiaries to make best use of the donated materials and to utilise them wisely.

The president of the Association, Alhaji Lamin Nanko, affirmed that the Association was established to fight against hunger and poverty; to complement government's efforts in its strive to attain food self-sufficiency and above all to contribute their quota in national development. He also informed that AAJAC/COLUFIFA has made series of donations to some institutions within the region.

The chairman of Janjangbureh Area Council, Alhaji Kekuta Ceesay; the commissioner of Immigration, Assan Joof; Musa Samateh OIC Brikamaba Health Facility; and officer commanding, Brikamaba, Gibril Jawo, commended the youth association for their philanthropic gesture and assured that the materials donated will be wisely utilided as intended.

They finally called on other associations to emulate AAJAC/COLIFIFA for their humanitarian gesture being rendered to the people of the region.

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