From Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown

Opposition SLPP Local Councillor Donates to Goderich Health Center
By Aruna Turay
Feb 22, 2010, 00:26


The only Sierra Leone Peopleís Party (SLPP) Councilor in the Western Area, Ibrahim Kabbah aka Councilor Small Borbor on Friday 19th February 2010 donated six wheel chairs, ten working frames and two clutches worth Millions of Leones to the Goderich Community Health Centre in Goderich.

Donating the items, Councilor Kabbah stated that the donation was made to improve on the facilities of the hospital. He said the donated items were given to him by a friend called Mohamed Janneh, who is a resident of North America.

He called on the beneficiaries to judiciously use the donated equipment.

According to the SLPP Councilor, the items will facilitate the movement of the sick and physically challenged patients to and from the Health Center.

Receiving the donation, the Community Health Officer for Goderich Health Centre, Mr. Baber Musa, thanked the Councilor for what he described as a kind gesture to his people. He assured that the items donated will be shared with other health centers within the Goderich community. He further appealed to the Councilor to support the hospital with the provision of drugs for patients, whilst assuring that the items will be used for their intended purposes.

In another development, youth of Goderich and Freetown have commended the effort of Councilor Ibrahim Kabbah for organizing an Inter Area Boxing Competition at the Dust Bin Football Field in Goderich.

The two-day competition which brought together personalities including former Minister of Lands, Dr. Alfred Bobson Sesay and hundreds of youth within Goderich and other parts of the country. The youth commended the Councilor for his commitment in promoting sports not only in his ward but in Freetown at large.

During the ceremony, the Former Lands Minister, Dr. Bobson Sesay, appealed for people to support Councilor Kabbah in his drive to support development in the country.

For him, Councilor Kabbah said he organized the competition to identify youth with talents in boxing in the community and identify potential boxers who will represent Sierra Leone in the Common Wealth and Zone II Tournaments. He further maintained that the competition is also geared towards promoting sport in the country. Councilor Small Borbor went on that the he spent Millions of Leones of his personal money to organize the competition.

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