4 January 2013

Gambia: CRR Deputy Governor Adopted As Father in Galleh Manda

Janjangbureh — The communities of Galleh Manda Ward in the Central River Region (CRR) recently adopted the deputy governor of the CRR as their ward father.The ward comprises of 19 villages in the area.

Led by Alhaji Nenneh Mbye, the executive committee of the ward Wednesday visited the Office of the Governor to formally extend their gratitude to their adopted father and later present him with an African dress with a pair of shoes and hat to their adopted father.

Addressing the committee, Alhaji Ganyie Touray, the governor of the region, applauded the members for their loyalty to President Jammeh and the APRC. He advised them to maintain their unity and cooperation. He further highlighted the numerous developments registered by President Jammeh, saying Galleh Manda Ward has benefited a lot from that development. He thanked the ward councilor for his untiring efforts in participating in the socio-economic development of the country.

Speaking on behalf of the executive committee, Aja Fatou Cham, the president of Galleh Manda Women's Group, reaffirmed their unflinching support to President Jammeh and his government. She said since the advent of the July 22nd Revolution, their ward has been blessed with series of projects aimed at poverty reduction. She commended the governor of the region and his deputy for the relentless support they are rendering to the people of the region.

For his part, Alhaji Malang Saibo Camara, the deputy governor of the region who is also adopted as the father of the ward, accepted the adoption and assured them of his support at all times. He further called on the people of Galleh Manda Ward to remain united and be behind President Jammeh.

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