Nov 7, 2008, 4:29 AM
The summer classes were part of the association’s contribution towards the development of education in the country.
Speaking at the ceremony, the chairman of Gunjur Village Development Committee, Demba Jobe Touray, appealed to the students to take their education seriously, as they are the future leaders of the country.
Chairman Jobe Touray added that now no one can succeed in life without education, while urging the students to make best of the knowledge gained from the summer classes.
Touray further stated that AGYCOD is second to none in Gunjur for rendering support to the youths and education.
Lamin Sulayman Darboe, the adviser of the association, urged the students to behave well and avoid drug abuse.
Darboe advised the students to always respect their parents, and applauded members of AGYCOD for their tireless contribution towards empowering youths and education in the community.
Modou Janneh, administrative secretary of Gunjur Radio Station Jannehkoto FM, urged the children to engage in inter-educative programmes at his radio station which are geared towards improving their education.
Janneh challenged AGYCOD to provide the radio with some kids to participate in the weekly educative programmes.
He encouraged members of AGYCOD to keep up the excellent work they are rending to the community.
The coordinator of the summer classes, Lamin S. Janneh, said the reason for conducting the classes was to provide students with knowledge.
He seized the opportunity to call on the community to assist the children as part of their contribution towards the development of the community.
The vice president of AGYCOD, Ousman Jamai Janneh, stressed the significance of education, adding that AGYCOD is a non-profit organization meant to empower youths and education.
Janneh pointed out that members are committed to assist sectors such as health, education, sports and the community, and promised the participants that the summer classes would be a continuing service by AGYCOD.
Two students, Ebrima Darboe and Maimuna Darboe, were awarded prizes for their outstanding performance during the summer classes.