Laico Atlantic Hotel located in Banjul last Thursday organised a Father Christmas show where they gave out Christmas gifts to the Paediatriac Ward at the Royal Victory Teaching Hospital (RVTH) in Banjul. As a tradition, for over 20 years, Laico Atlantic Hotel has been celebrating and donating to the children ward of RVTH to enable the sick children on admission enjoy the festivity just like other healthy children.
The Christmas gifts included crates of soft drinks, cakes and snacks and numerous gifts among others from Santa Claus popularly called Father Christmas.
Landing Camara, a senior nurse at the Children Ward of RVTH, applauded Laico Atlantic for the gifts. He said the Laico Atlantic's Father Christmas gifts to the hospital are a sign of hope and happiness for the children and their parents.
The sales and marketing manager at Laico Atlantic Hotel, Modou Tala Jobe, stated that this is one of the steps that the hotel takes to remember and show its concern for the sick children at the hospital. He added: "The only way we can make the sick children admitted in this ward to feel happy like their friends at home in Christmas is through this organised Father Christmas show and these little gifts from him to them."
Fatou Banja, assistant manager, sales and marketing of the hotel, hailed the hotel's management for the initiative. She on behalf of the management wished the nurses, the patients and their parents a Happy Christmas celebration.
Both the nurses and parents of the children in the wards applauded the hotel management for their support to the hospital.