Charles Jow MABCS celebrates decade of achievements

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

As part of activities marking the 10 years achievements, Charles Jow Memorial Academy Basic Cycle School, on Saturday organised a march past from the Bundung Highway Mosque to the school grounds.

Speaking on the occasion, Alpha Khan, Principal of Charles Jow Memorial Basic Cycle School, said, a decade ago, President Yahya Jammeh inspired the KMC to establish this school which today represents the physical actualisation of President Jammeh’s dreams. He said the school was named after the late Mr. Charles Jow, an eminent Gambian educationist. According to Mr. Khan, the School can now boost of 15 classrooms, a technical and Home Economics block, 56 teachers and 1,300 students, half of whom are girls.
Mr. Khan noted that they owe a debt of gratitude to President Jammeh, KMC, and the Department of State for Education, for their invaluable contribution for the founding and development of this noble school.

He then announced that, the official opening ceremony will take place today Monday and that His Excellency, President Yahya Jammeh is expected to grace the occasion with other distinguished personalities.
Ousman Ndow, Principal of Daddy Jobe Comprehensive Senior Secondary School who also doubles as the Chairman of the Board of Governors deliberated on the achievements and successes registered by the school since its establishment in 1997.

He said one of the major plans of the Board of Governors of the school is to set up a Senior Secondary School.

Mrs. Amie Jatta, a Parent Teachers Association member delivered the vote of thanks.

Author: Written by Assan Sallah
Source: The Daily Observer Newspaper