By Bruce Asemota
The Minister of Information, Communication and Infrastructure, Ebrima Sillah on Saturday commissioned 61 solar street lights in Busura village in the West Coast Region. The street lights were provided by a resident of the village Abdou Njie, a native of Banjul under a project called Aja Anna Samba solar light project.
The information minister was the special guest of honour at the ceremony which also marked the official launch of the Busura Youth Taskforce Association (BYTFA) website.
Sillah assured the people of Busura that the government of President Adama Barrow would stand by them in achieving their development objectives.
He disclosed that President Barrow was aware of the event and the development projects taking place in the village.
He lauded the people of Busura for their involvement in self-help projects and assured them of his ministry’s support.
Minister Sillah stated that the village website will link the people of Busura to the rest of the world which will help them to showcase their development agenda.
Basirou Faye, the chairperson of Busura Youth Force Association (BYTFA), said the solar streets lights will increase security and safety of people and properties at night while the website will project the good image of the village to the world.
The alkalo of the village, Alieu Faye said the street lights will not just beatifyBusura but will also boost security. He thanked Mr Njie for the project.