SoS Sambou receives KAC counterpart funds
Thursday, May 08, 2008
Ismaila Sambou, the secretary of state for Local Government, Lands and Religious Affairs, on Monday, received a cheque for D299,760 from the Kerewan Area Council, as its second counterpart contribution for the construction of the new Farrafenni Market.
The cheque was handed over by Alhaji Lamin Ceesay, the chairman of that council, at a meeting held on Monday, in Kerewan, during the Dialogue With the People's Tour of the president.
Mr Ceesay informed the gathering that KAC had paid the sum of D250,000 as the first counterpart fund towards the construction at the beginning of the contract. He sent an appeal, through SoS Sambou, to President Jammeh, for the provision of more vehicles to carry out some social services for the community of Farrafenni.
Author: by Alhagie Jobe on tour