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Aji Sukai Memorial School conducts 4th graduation for outgoing students

Jul 13, 2011, 3:05 PM | Article By: Yusuf Ceesay

Aji Sukai Ndateh Memorial Senior School for Girls on 7 July 2011 held graduation for the fourth batch of its students at a ceremony held at the school grounds.

In her remarks on the occasion, the school principal, Haddy Jammeh, thanked the Gambia Muslim Association for initiating the school project for girls.

She also thanked Dr Malick Samba, a board of governor of the school and all those who have been promoting the school, for their invaluable support.

According her, it was in 2005 a space was created and named Muslim Senior School for Girls.

She revealed that later the name was changed to what it is called today.

According to the principal, Aji Sukai Memorial School for Girls is the driving force behind girls’ education in The Gambia.
The school, she said, was very challenging to achieve but due to the efforts of their able board of directors the objective has been attained.

He noted that the school registered good success in their last year West African Senior School exams.

“The school is primarily geared towards poverty reduction and women’s empowerment,” Mrs Jammeh said, adding that at the end of their career some of the students will venture into skillful jobs.

She urged all and sundry to adopt and maintain good attitude in their academic pursuit.

“The school,” she noted, “is an institution where new things create professional prospects for participating students.”

The principal adduced that intensive agricultural programmes are also part of the school curriculum.

“Creative minds invent competitive spirits,” she says, adding that creative minds are part of the fundamental parts of investing in education.

Mrs. Jammeh says that for her school, the sky is the limit for progress and development in education.

She thanked the graduats for their hard work and the staff, saying the progress registered so far by the school was due to their cooperation, support and collective work towards the school, without, which it could not have been achieved.

She further urged the students to apply the good tenets of the school and take their academic work seriously, to make a brighter future in their education and in life. 

She also appealed to all stakeholders to help the school with library and computers to beef up the academic work and learning opportunities of the students.

At the end of the occasion, certificates and prizes were given to the outgoing students and the best students of each stream.