|Elders praying for Allah's help to resolve the ferry crisis|
The so-called new ferries cost €6,345, 000 equivalent to about D241,110,000. The amount spent in purchasing the ferries is yet to be useful to the Gambians because since the commissioning of the ferries in July 2011, they are yet to make any commercial trip from Banjul to Barra.
He said the Taiwanese government has provided a grant to The Gambia government to procure new engines for the ferries plying the Banjul-Barra crossing points.
“These engines are being assembled abroad for delivery soon,” President Jammeh said.
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