7 January 2013

Gambia: Basse Area Council Donates D200,000 for NAYCONF and SAFRA

The Basse Area Council has approved an amount of D 200,000 for the National youth conference and festival NAYCONF as well as week of friendship and fraternity SAFRA which was held in Boke, republic of Guinea Conakry.

Speaking to this reporter shortly after handing over the money to the beneficiaries, the chairman of the Basse Area Council Mr. Omar Sompo Ceesay, confirmed the story and said the donation was part of his council's contributions for the empowerment of the youth. He pointed out that youth empowerment should be a center stage for all the institutions and Basse Area council he said must not be an exception. He stated that SAFRA and NAYCONF are very important activities, which need the support of all and sundry. He thanks the youths for their active participation in National development and urged them to be disciplined and hard working.

Expressing his happiness and delight over the donation on behalf of the beneficiaries, Alhagie Muya Baldeh the youth chairperson for URR, thanks the Basse Area Council for the donation which according to him is very timely and a step in the right direction. He assured them that the money would be put into good use.

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