After a magnanimous largesse to flood victims in the interior of the country, the Gambian leader His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh Babili Mansa Thursday equally extended his benevolence to another disaster victim in Banjul.
Aji Bin Jaiteh, received the sum of D132,000 through the Vice President and Minister of Women’s Affairs, Her Excellency Aja Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy, at her office at State House. The President’s aid came following a fire blaze that excruciatingly engulfed her house.
Handing over the gesture to the victim, VP Njie-Saidy described the victim as a strong and loyal supporter of the ruling Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC). Her work for the Party, she said, was vivid and recommended.
“She has done a lot for the Party,” she said, while extolling President Jammmeh for his magnanimous gesture. She described the President as a Samaritan who renders so many assistance to people irrespective of their political affiliation. “So we thank the President for his assistance and also pray for him,” she said.
The Vice President equally hailed the National Disaster Management Agency for their efforts, noting that they are doing a tremendous job in disaster management.
Aji Bin-Jaiteh, the disaster victim, thanked the President for coming to her aid, indicating that she has been with the APRC from the beginning to date. She assured her unfeigned loyalty to the President and the Party, pointing out that she really appreciated the gift.
The Minister of Basic and Secondary Education, Dr. Fatou Lamin-Faye, equally described the Gambian leader as a generous man who helps without hesitation. She commended the victim for her diligence and commitment to the APRC, while praying that such disaster never happens in future.
The Mayor of the Kanifing Municipality, Yankuba Colley, described President Jammeh as a man who stands for humanity, while Awa Sillah-Njie, the Deputy Mayor of Banjul commended the victim as someone who has been hard working for the Party and plays her part to the highest level.
by Bekai Njie