Basse Health Centre receives donation

03/23/2011 10:14

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Alhaji Dembo Saja Krubally, a native of Basse based in Germany, Monday donated spectacles to the Eye Unit of the Basse Health Centre at a ceremony held at the health centre grounds.

The donation is part of the support the Krubally family has been rendering to the health centre over the years. The donor has in the past years donated three vehicles, generator and beds among others.

Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Hammeh Minteh Krubally, the chief of Fulladou East, thanked the donors for their foresight in supporting the health centre. He added that the centre is undergoing a massive transformation and  assured the donors that the items will be put into good use.

For his part, Alhaji Dembo Saja Krubally, said the donation is part of his contribution to the development of his hometown, noting that the government cannot do it alone. He added that The Gambia is blessed with a leader that requires all and sundry to participate in his national development strives. He assured of his continuous support to the health centre, while urging the management to make the best use of the items. Krubally also urged the people to continue praying for Gambians in Diaspora.

For his part, Nuha Badgie, the manager of GRTS Radio Basse, thanked Krubally for the wonderful gesture, acknowledging that he has been supporting the health centre over the years. He also described him as a patriotic and hardworking Gambian, and urged other Gambians in Diaspora to emulate him, as the government cannot do it alone. He also hailed the staff of the health centre for the commitment and dedication to their work, while assuring the donor that the items will be put into good use.

Sainey Biyaye of the Regional Health Team in URR thanked the donor for the support, describing it as timely and very useful to the health centre. He then appealed to Krubally to continue supporting the health centre. The eye surgeon and head of the Eye Unit at the health centre, Mustapha Jagne, described the donation as very important. He assured the donor that the items will be put in the right place.

Abdoulie Bojang, officer in charge at the health centre, appealed for more support from the donor, noting that the demand is more than resources available. He assured that the items will be put into good use. Officially receiving the materials on behalf of the governor, Momodou S. Jallow, deputy governor of URR, said the donation is well appreciated by everyone. He assured that the materials will be put into the right place. He finally thanked the donor for the support.
Author: by Alieu Ceesay in URR

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