Uncle Sam Security Company Thursday donated 600 crates of drinks to the government as part of its contribution to the forthcoming 48th Independence Anniversary celebrations of The Gambia.
The vice president and minister of Women's Affairs, Her Excellency Aja Dr Isatou Njie-Saidy, received the donation on behalf of the Gambian leader, at a brief presentation ceremonyat State House.
Presenting the items, the chief executive officer of Uncle Sam Security, Alieu Jallow, on behalf of the entire staff, said: "We are here to donate 600 crates of drinks to the president and the Gambian populace. As a Gambian, I'm also not only contributing to this but also in other areas, as one of our major contributions to the nation, I'm currently employing about 820 Gambian youths."
Jallow through VP Njie-Saidy also thanked Pressident Jammeh for creating the enabling environment for business, citing his numerous interventions in the service of the nation. He described the Gambian leader as not only a leader but also a farmer and above all a patriotic citizen of this nation.
He highlighted his development achievements as well as the new projects he has undertaken in his quest to further develop this country. "We really appreciate his efforts and once again on behalf of my family and company, we would like to present these 600 crates of drinks," he added.
Receiving the gift, VP Njie-Saidy thanked Uncle Sam Security through Jallow for this laudable contribution towards the forthcoming event. She said: "It's really appreciated and we want to thank the management and board of directors and staff of this institution. We really appreciate these efforts as your contribution to the Independence [celebrations]."
VP Njie-Saidy further remarked that they need drinks, as there are many events lined up for this year's celebrations.On behalf of the Gambian leader, the vice president again thanked the security firm for its foresight, assuring that the donated items will be surely put to good use.