BANJUL CITY COUNCIL KICK-STARTED THE FACEMASKS DISTRIBUTION TO THE RESIDENTS OF BANJUL.
On the 13th of August 2020, Her Worship, Mayor of Banjul -Ajaratou Rohey Malick Lowe launched the “OPERATION 100K FACEMASKS INITIATIVE” for the people of Banjul and by extension The Gambia, as a response to suppress the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Today, Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe handed over 36,000 facemasks to the Councillors of Banjul City Council for on-wards distribution in their various wards. The allocations of the facemasks are as follows:
Campama Ward- 7000 facemasks
Crab Island Ward- 4000 facemasks
Box Bar Ward- 2500 facemasks
New Town East Ward- 5000 facemasks
New Town West Ward- 5000 facemasks
Soldier Town Ward- 2500 facemasks
Portuguese Town Ward- 2500 facemasks
Jollof Town Ward- 3000 facemasks
Halfdie Ward- 2500 facemasks
Nominated Councillors- 100 facemasks each.
Hamza Barracks- 1500 facemasks
Prison resident- 150 facemasks
Ndangan- 100 facemasks
In that regards, Banjul City Council under the leadership of Mayor Lowe, will later extend the distribution to of the facemasks to the other parts of the country through the local government authorities.
Thank you to everyone who contributed immensely to make this noble initiative a reality. And we seek for more support to be able to reach our target before the scheduled date.
Together we can fight against this pandemic.
In the service of the community, we will continue to remain!