EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA: The national assembly member for Latrikunda Sabiji Hon. Saikou Marong has urged both government and his fellow parliamentarians to ensure that the idea of a “NEW GAMBIA” reflects in the country’s national budget. He was speaking at the ongoing debate on the 2018 budget estimates at the national assembly in Banjul.
“The idea of a New Gambia should reflect in the national budget. We have a task and our task is to ensure our people’s demands are met. But this budget needs to be really scrutinized’’.
He also spoke on the celebration allocations for all ministries which say is unnecessary. ‘’What are we celebrating? Apart from Independence, yes Independence because it’s an important day for our country and needs national celebration I see no reason why these allocations for celebrations’’.
The national assembly meanwhile will tomorrow have the final debate on the 2018 budget estimates.