School receives sport kits from ex-student

Monday, January 28, 2019

Modou Lamin Gibba a UK based clothing designer on Monday 21st January donates football kits to his former school, Latrikunda Upper Basic School (LK).

Mr Gibba a Gambian designer based in Newcastle is currently on a holiday visit in The Gambia  with his British wife and son.

Gibba paid a visit to his former school and donated the school with jerseys, footballs and D1000 cash to the school administration.

Mr Cole a metalwork teacher who has been teaching in the school for the past 22 years, welcome the efforts and contribution of Modou Lamin.

Mr Cole said with surprise that this is the first time he witnesses’ in the history of the school during his time that an ex-student contributed in the development of the school Physical Education (P.E) needs.

He said the sport kits arrived at the right time when the school is facing challenges of sports kits.

Cole also addresses the students at the assembly ground to work hard in order to become responsible leaders in the future.

He also reminded the students to be inspired by the effort and support delivered to the school by the ex-student.

In an interview with Modou Lamin Gibba after the presentation, he said the donation is supported under the management of his street clothing brand, Jerry J clothing.

“It is a pleasure and motivation to support and contribute my quote to the development of my former school’’, he said.

He described the gesture as just the beginning for Jerry J clothing brand, expressing their readiness to continue to work out ways in developing other things in the future’’.

The CEO of Jerry J, Modou Lamin graduates from the school in 2002.

He encouraged the students to work hard in their academics.

Jerry J designs T Shirts and Hoodies for young men and women who love fashion. The brand’s name is from Lamin’s street with the initial of his son’s name  Jackson.

The clothing brand is becoming known in the streets of UK as prominent soccer stars, models and public figures wears the brand.

Author: Mamour M Mbenga