Jun 2, 2009, 9:56 AM
Badingbung, a network of childhood friends based in the Kombos comprising 29 young men recently presented D5, 000 and 20 bags of 50kg rice worth over D14, 000 to Muhammed Musa Jarjusey Memorising Islamic Boarding School, at Batokunku, Kombo South District of Western Region.
In his presentation speech, the Chairman of Badingbung Association, Abdoulie Sanyang said the donation was geared towards promoting Islam in the country. He said the money for the donation came from membership contribution, adding that it's clean money to be used by Muslims. He informed the gathering that from the day of the presentation they adopted Muhammed Musa Jarjusey Memorisisng Islamic Boarding School, as their own institution, noting that all members are true believers of the Islamic faith.
He said they did the presentation for the sake of Islam and nothing else. He then called on others, especially the Muslim Ummah to contribute to the propagation of Islam in the right direction.
In receiving the items, the Principal of the school Musa Jarjusey commended all the members of Badingbung Association for their foresight in donating such wonderful gifts to his institution. He said the donation came at a right time when his school is in dire need, adding that it is only the Almighty Allah who will shower his blessing on them.
He said the school started operation in 2003 with students from all parts of the country and the sub-region. He disclosed that 60 students are staying in the school, while 20 commute to school. Principal Jarjusey said this is the second time his Batokunku Islamic Boarding School had received outside donation, first being Munazamat Al-Dawa Al-Islamia of Kotu, who donated them with second hand clothes.
Other speakers were Jerre Jatta, Modou Sanneh and Siaka Fadera, both members of Badingbung Association, while a former student of the school Abubacarr Jaiteh delivered the vote of thanks on behalf of the students.