Youth led organization meets President Barrow

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21 August 2017, Fajara –

Pro – Gambia is a newly established youth led association committed to end all forms of violence in The Gambia.

Speaking to journalists after meeting President Barrow on Friday, the leader of the group, Momodou Bah said the purpose of the visit was to congratulate the President on his victory, introduced the group, as well as appeal for support. He revealed that the objectives of the group were to take part in socio-economic development and promote peace and stability through youth sensitization. Mr Bah said the youth could be empowered by providing for their needs and he appealed for scholarship to further their education. He said President Barrow promised to work with the group to make it a success.

The Public Relation Officer, Abdoulie Dampha told journalists that most of the returnees from the
backway journey to Europe were school dropouts or youths without skills. Pro-Gambia would
accommodate and train them to improve their livelihood.