SYAG camp ends
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Over 150 youths from Save the Youths Action Group (SYAG), The Gambia, on Sunday ended a three-day youth camp at the Bokaloho skills centre in Abuko.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, Muhammed Lamin Marr, the president of SYAG The Gambia, commended the youths for their hardwork and discipline throughout the camping period. According to him, out of the 150 youths at the camp, about 57 were tested on VCT and proved negative. He thanked the members of the media, NAS and all those who in one way or the other supported them during the period.
Babou Jobe of NAS advised the youths to be mindful of the spread of HIV/Aids and also assured them of his office’s support at all times.
Pa Malick Ceesay, Executive Secretary of the National Youth Council advised youths to adopt the culture of tolerance.
Other speakers at the ceremony included Baboucarr Sinajahok, Principal of Bokaloho Skills Centre.
Certificates of honour were presented to SoS Neneh Macdouall Gaye, Alhagie Jobe of the Daily Observer, Nfamara Jawneh of Point Newspaper, and NAS among others for their valuable support and contribution to SYAG, The Gambia.
Author: Written by Assan Sallah
Source: The Daily Observer Newspaper