7 January 2013

Gambia: CRR Gives Seven Bulls to NAYCONF

The host region of the 10th edition of the biennial National Youth Conference and Festival (NAYCONF) has given seven bulls to the National Organising Committee of this country's biggest youth convergence, as part of its contribution to making the event a success.

The event, on the theme, "Directing and re-orienting youth participation towards the productive sectors of the economy", officially kicked-off on Thursday, January 3rd in the Central River Region provincial town of Bansang, with the vice president and minister of Women's Affairs, Her Excellency Aja Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy taking the lead in outlining the government's commitment to the empowerment of the nation's teeming youthful population.

The governor of the region, Alhaji Ganyie Touray, who made the disclosure in his opening statement of the NAYCONF, reaffirmed that as a host region, they were doing everything possible to ensure the comfort of all the participants during the course of the weeklong conference.

While commending the district chiefs, Alkalolou and the natives of the region for their contribution towards the successful hosting of the event, Governor Touray expressed delight for being the host of this biggest national youth confab.

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