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Gaming company gives D100,000 to the disabled

Speaking at the handing -over ceremony, Swedish-Gambian entrepreneur and co-founder of the company, Mr Ansu Jobe, said Premiere Games is an entertainment and sports betting company in the country. “Our objective is to create job opportunities and social development for our nation here in The Gambia,” he maintained.

Mr Jobe said: “I think the Gambia Federation of the Disabled is an organisation that deserves and needs assistance. We have a partnership with the GFD whereby we are going to give training and job opportunities to their membership.”

The Principal of the Gambia Technical Training Institute, Mrs Jahou Faal, explained that GTTI’s mandate is to train the youths of The Gambia by giving them “the right skills and complementing government’s effort of making youths acquire employable skills. 

“GTTI has already started working with the GFD, setting levels and areas of training. A variety of courses has been identified and that is what we are working on,” she explained.

John McNally, the operations manager of Premier Games said: “We intend to expand and provide more employment opportunities to young Gambians including the disabled. We operate as a sports betting company in over 20 countries across Africa.”

The ceremony was also witnessed by the minister of Health, Dr Omar Sey, deputy director of Social Welfare, Fallou Sowe, and some members of the GFD. Isatou Sanyang from the GFD delivered the vote of thanks.

 

Author: Alagie Manneh

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