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Goilala MP delivers K1 million in district funds


MINISTER for Transport and Member for Goilala, William Samb distributed K1million and launched impact projects in his district last Saturday.


The local MP gave K25, 000 each to the 36 ward councilors of the three local level governments of Goilala district.


He told constituents that in the first quarter of 2020, there were immediate impact projects that would be launched to ensure flow of services that would support SME’s and business ventures in Goilala.


The projects planned for the first quarter 2020 include a water supply project, school fee assistance for secondary students, sustainable timber harvesting and coffee rehabilitation programs.


He was at Kodige, Ward 14, Woitape LLG on Saturday January 18 to give to launch these programs.


“Every ward got K25, 000. I am here to give your share,” Minister Samb told the Ward 14 constituents.


The Minister also declared the local timber harvesting program and Water Supply project for Kodige Primary School and nearby villages.


“Every ward in Goilala district will be given one sawmill each,” Minister Samb said.


“Use these sawmill’s to harvest timber and build good classrooms and health facilities,” he said.


“I am giving a water supply project to Kodige primary school. We start here and can expand to other areas,” the Minister said.


He encouraged the people to work the land and get involved in agricultural activities.

“Rehabilitate and revive coffee again.”


Ward 14 Councilor, Allan Koma thanked Minister Samb and the Goilala District Development Authority (GDDA) for making the funds available to the wards.


“I am humbled by the kind gesture of GDDA under the chairmanship of Honorable William Samb for directly supporting the Wards,” Councilor Koma said.


“We are the last ward and the least developed in Woitape LLG. But now, we are going to be the first.”

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