BAC takes over Old Yundum market

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

The Brikama Area Council (BAC) and Old Yundum Village Development Committee (OYVDC), on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for the management and maintenance of the recently completed community market built by the people of Old Yundum.

According to the MoU , the BAC will take charge of the management, collection of taxes and the maintenance of the market.

The market has a total of 696 shops, 269 stalls, a mosque and toilets. Momodou Jallow, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Brikama Area Council and Mamudou Faye, chairman of the Old Yundum VDC inked the MoU on behalf of their respect ive institutions.

According to Sereign Modou Joof, public relations officer of the Brikama Area Council, BAC played a vital role during the construction of the market.
PRO Joof expressed appreciation of the pragmatic efforts made by the people of Old Yundum and urged other villages to emulate them.

Author: by Amadou Jallow