Gambia: Brikama Area Council Mute Over Demolition of Canteens

Canteen owners at the Brikama market were taken by surprise when the officials of the Brikama Area Council (BAC) demolished their canteens on Thursday 2nd June without any prior notice given to them. More than twenty three canteens were demolished and the victims are mostly old and young women who have refrigerators to sell ice and cold water. The Council officials confirmed the story but declined to comment.