The visiting District Governor of the Rotary Club International on Tuesday visited Rotary Club of Fajara’s numerous project sites across the country.
Among the sites visited were Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH), Wash Shelter and Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit all at the same hospital in Banjul and ASB based in Dippakunda, Kanifing Municipal Council.
The visiting official was accompanied on the tour by the Rotarians and young Rotaractors, led by the Minister of Tourism and Culture, Benjamin Roberts, who is also a Rotarian.
During the tour, Minister Roberts gave a detail background of the projects, as well as highlight the importance and its benefit to the country.
The Tourism Minister informed the gathering that it is part of the Rotary activities for the District Governor to visit all Rotary Clubs in different countries under its district and see all ongoing projects when they are newly elected.
Taking into consideration the objective of Rotary Club, he said all the projects are very important as some of the health challenges faced by people at the hospital especially people from the rural areas are addressed.
At the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit, Dr Ilio took the visiting official and his entourage round the ward, dilating on the unit’s activities and how they operate and the machines in use.
Dr Ilio commended Rotary Club for a job well done, saying the visit might herald the begining of more gestures from the Rotary club.
Modou Lamin Jammeh, Public Relations Officer at EFSTH, applauded Aristide Tino Adediran (Rtn) and the Rotary International for a job well.
According to him, many people are benefitting from their projects especially at the Wash Shelter and their gesture to the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit.
by Yunus S Saliu