Jali Mamudou Kuyateh, the outgoing assistant secretary, in his welcoming remarks, said for the past four years, the committee had worked towards promoting the affairs of the young people in the district.
He called on the people to be patriotic and contribute to national development. “As agents of change, young people have a lot to do in terms of development,” he added.
Also speaking, Lamin Jarju, councillor of Marakissa Ward, buttressed that ‘it is the responsibility of the young people in the district to promote the development agenda of the district.
Albino F Gomez, the outgoing chairperson, said: “The district youth committee has embarked on many functions ranging from cleansing exercises, youth farming, community outreaches, and other endeavours aimed at the advancement of the district.”]]>