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Gambia: 19 Gambian Tailors Certificated During Graduation Ceremony

Nineteen young qualified tailors who were engaged in apprenticeship training were on Saturday certificated by Latrikunda-Sabiji Tailoring Association for their determination and hard work.

Dawda Kebbeh, the association's spokesman, said their association does not only focus on tailoring but they also engage in environmental cleansing exercises within Kanifing Municipality.Ansumana Bayo, Councillor for Latri-kunda- who represented the mayor of Kanifing Municipality Council (KMC), said the profession will transform the graduates' lives and the lives of people within their communities.Bai Mbood, the association's adviser said tailoring is a noble profession, saying most of the jobless youths should be encouraged into the tailoring as 'this will eradicate the idea of back-way.' Mbood said tailoring is very important because no one can look fashionable without wearing clothes sewn by tailors.

He also called on the government to empower and support this initiative because it's part of taking the country forward.He also called for government's cooperation and support to their association.

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