Nusrat Senior Secondary School recently observed its annual Speech and Prize-Giving Day in a ceremony held at the school’s concourse in Bundungka Kunda.
A multitude of students, senior government officials and representatives from non-governmental organisation were in attendance.
Addressing the ceremony, the Principal of Nusrat Senior Secondary School, Mr. Karamo Bojang, enthused that the 2006-2007 academic year has witnessed lot of positive changes and activities. He pointed out that the school has a student population of 1,600, 43 teaching staff and 15 ancillary staff.
According to Mr. Bojang, he would focus on the school’s vision in the modern Gambia in moving it ahead.
“We will focus on programmes that will help the school achieve its vision and our success will be determined by how far we are nearer to where we are going. The world in which we live today is a global village and a dynamic one which has registered rapid changes and developments that are unprecedented in the history of mankind,” he added.
He thanked the school’s board of governors for being always in the ‘forefront’ of positive changes in the school.
For his part, Dr. Kumbo Touray, Director for International Affairs and Information at UTG, asserted that education is the highway to success, urging students to take their education seriously as well as to respect their tutors at all times.
Other speakers at the ceremony included Amir Baba Trawally of the Ahmadiyaa Jamaat who doubles as the chairman of the board of directors, Brigadier-General Lang Tombong Tamba and the vote of thanks was delivered by the Head Boy of the school, Jalimadi Jobarteh.