Delay in Soma Mini Stadium construction - SoS Axi Gye
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Mass Axi Gye, secretary of state for Youths and Sports has clearly stated that his department of state does not have the capacity to fund the completion of the Soma Mini Stadium singly handedly.
SoS Gye made this remarks on Tuesday in response to a a question from Honourable Pa Jallow, NAM for Jarra Central on the delay in the construction of the Soma Mini Stadium. According to him, several attempts were made to lure some development partners into funding the completion of the said strucure but to no avail noting that this is precisely so for the fact that most of them will tell the department that their intervention is either on Education, Agriculture or Health,” he said.
He then stated that though it is part of the functions of Area Councils to provide for their people, social amenities like recreational parks, the Mansakonko Area Council has not contributed a butut towards the construction of the Mini stadium.
“My department of state would be most grateful if the member for Jarra central and his people can support us in the moblisation of resources for the completion of the said structure in due course,” SoS Gye appealed.
Author: by Musa Ndow