FREETOWN MAYOR APPLAUDS MERCURY
INTERNATIONAL FOR THEIR SUPPORT
By: Public Relations
Department, Mercury International.
Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr together
with workers of Freetown City Council
(FCC) has on Tuesday, February 12
2019, applauded Mercury International
Sports Betting and Lottery Company for
becoming the first private sector
company to support their 'Transform
Freetown' initiative project.
Mayors' highly praised for the company
came at her Wallace Johnson Street
office after she received 30 donated
'Street Rubbish Collection Bins' with
a further 30 more to be presented in
the shortest possible time.
are happy to see Mercury International
as the first Cooperate institution to
give their support towards the
'Transform Freetown' initiative
project. We are pleased to see Mercury
International joining us in our
campaign as we look forward to other
cooperate bodies to follow your
footsteps," she said and further
thanked the Company for a positive
reposed to their call.
Chairman of Mercury International, Mr.
Samir Hassaniyeh who officially
presented the 'Street Rubbish
Collection Bins' said the company is
delighted to support the 'Transform
Freetown' initiative project adding
that it is a show of their commitment
towards the strides by the Council.
"We are always ready to support
Freetown City Council and as a show of
our commitment, our initial plan was
to make a donation of 30 collection
bins, but we are going to increase the
number to another 30 set which gives a
total of 60 collection bins."
'Transform Freetown' initiative by the
FCC which was recently unveiled by the
President aims at changing the city by
addressing 11 priority areas which
fall under four clusters: Human
Development, Healthy Cities,
Resilience, and Urban Mobility.
able to tackle these challenges, three
priority sectors - environmental
management, revenue mobilisation and
urban planning and housing - are
considered to help achieve this.