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Krio Descendants Union Makes Donation to Freetown City Council To Support Wellington Fire Victims

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Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, a cross section of Councillors and the Deputy Chief Administrator were pleased to receive the President and members of the Krio Descendants Union (KDU) at the New City Hall yesterday. The President of KDU gave a moving speech in which she explained that KDU members at home and abroad were deeply touched by the Wellington Fire tragedy and wanted to offer their support by making a donation of Le20million.

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr thanked KDU and explained to them that FCC has collaborated with the Sierra Leone Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA) to raise funds that have been directed to: (i) feeding the burns victims and medical staff at Connaught and 34 Military Hospitals; (ii) providing essential medical supplies; and (iii) supporting the families of the fire victims as council has traditionally responded to community fires. Mayor Aki-Sawyerr expressed her gratitude to KDU for their generosity and the show of solidarity with Freetonians affected by the disaster, assuring them that the funds donated with be used to support affected families.