- “A DYNAMIC MOMENTUM OF SUSTAINABLE GROWTH. MAYOR ROHEY MALICK LOWE MOVES TO BUILD AND RE-ENERGIZE THE CITY OF BANJUL” Lamin Fatty outlined.
Mr. Fatty, a keen supporter asserted that the Lord Mayor of Banjul and president of REFELA AFRICA, Rohey Malick Lowe is delivering beyond expectations to the admiration of Banjulians and Gambians in general. The first elected female mayor of The Gambia was elected as President of REFELA Africa, making Gambia the first English-speaking country to hold the position which is a pride to our nation.
“Mayor Lowe has brought unprecedented developments since she was voted into the office with special intervention especially improving the waste management system in Banjul where every household has been provided with 3 waste bins free of charge, without any cost. The development-oriented Mayor also donated sanity materials and waste bins to all schools, mosques, and churches for the first time in the history of an elected authority in Banjul. She also provided 4 garbage collection trucks to the Council.” he added.
To boost health service delivery, he stated that Mayor Lowe donated two well-equipped ambulances to Edward Francis Teaching Hospital and the Banjul Red Cross Society respectively alongside support to the burn unit of the EFSTH and Banjul Mortuary. She has awarded scholarships to more than 300 students in Banjul on a nonpartisan basis, which has seen her introduce extensive capacity-building opportunities for council staff. Almost a quarter of the Council staff have now benefited from training to expand their work and city development initiatives in a scheme positively impacting the council in terms of professionalism.
he further said :
“Focused on supporting young people in the island capital, Mayor Lowe mobilized counterpart contributions for the building of the town hall and the center for youth for excellence. She also constructed and refurbished the Albert market toilets which were extremely deteriorated and unhygienic for use by market vendors and shoppers. “
“Under her tenure, over 50 Banjulians were employed through EU-sponsored programs including a major move to boost the city’s ecosystem by planting 3500 coconut trees along the Banjul beach to complement the government’s efforts. ”
he said through her foresight, honesty, sincerity, and dedication, the EU partnership was a success that is transforming the capital’s outlook. The Lord Mayor is well admired and appreciated throughout the world for her diligence and development focus.
Committed, incorruptible, and undoubtedly bent on changing Banjul, many admire the transformations she is making in the Gambia’s capital, where the welfare of her people is her top priority.
“Mayor Lowe is known to be very open to divergence and collective undertakings for the betterment of Banjul and that’s why she has introduced a suggestion box at the city council to strengthen her open door policy. Massively vote for her to continue to deliver the needs and aspirations of all Banjulians.”