May 22, 2009, 7:28 AM
Bakau New Town Lower School on Wednesday bade farewell to their retired deputy headmistress Binta Njie and senior teacher Rohey Ceesay at a colourful ceremony held at the school’s grounds in Bakau.
Speaking on the occasion, the headmistress of the school, Sainabou Lowe, said Binta and Rohey are dedicated and committed staff members.
She said Binta is honest and trustworthy during her stay at the school and therefore wishes her all the best in life.
Mrs Lowe applauded the two for their tremendous contributions towards the development of the school, saying the school is proud of them for their wonderful contribution towards national development.
“Binta and Rohey were supportive, committed, honest and trustworthy during their stay at the Bakau New Town Lower Basic School and I therefore wish them duo a happy retirement,” Mrs Lowe pointed out.
The Cluster Monitor for the area, Mallah Sabally, said the gathering was another milestone in the history of Bakau New Town Lower Basic School as the farewell ceremony for Mrs Njie and Mrs Ceesay marked a remarkable moment and history in the school’s development.
Sabally said Binta and Rohey were committed, dedicated and supportive staff of the school up to the time of their retirement.
He said their contribution towards the development of the school was exceptional and wished the duo all the best of luck in life.
Dodou Barrow, a member of the School Management Committee, thanked the two senior outgoing staff for their efforts during their stay in the school.
Barrow commended the teachers for the tireless services rendered to their children and prayed that unity and peace prevail in the school in their quest to realize their dreams and aspirations.
The outgoing deputy headmistress and the senior teacher thanked the teachers for giving them maximum support during their stay in the school.
Other speakers on the occasion included the head boy Yaya N. Jobe, who hailed Binta and Rohey for their wonderful service to the school, whishing them all the best in life.
The ceremony was witnessed by teachers, students and members of the school management committee.