During a rally in Foni Bondali on Saturday, 28th August 2021, President Adama Barrow praised the people of Foni for their unity and cooperation with the government in fostering unity and peace in the country.
The President urged the people of Foni to shun divisive politics and embrace his policy-driven strategy to develop the country for the benefit of all people, promising that by 2023, all districts will have complete access to electricity. He encouraged young people to pursue higher education, which aligns with his government's youth-oriented initiatives.
A significant highlight during the meeting was decorating the five chiefs in Foni for uniting the people in their respective districts. The chiefs; Biram Camara of Foni Kansala, Omar Colley of Foni Bondali, Alhagie Junkung Camara of Foni Brefet, Ebrima K.K. Sanyang Foni Jarrol and Modou Lamin Jobarteh Foni Bintang were all awarded medals by the Minister of Lands, Regional Government and Religious Affairs, Honourable Musa Drammeh.
The Minister of Agriculture, Honorable Amie Fabureh, spoke at the meeting and said that farmers in Foni have benefited from the government's subsidized fertilizer program and other development initiatives. She praised President Barrow's accomplishments in agriculture and women's issues.
Other speakers included Minister of Youths and Sports Honorable Bakary Badjie and Minister of Tourism and Culture, Honorable Hamat Bah. They all urged the people to unite for the sake of Foni and its people's growth.