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International Business College holds 5th graduation ceremony

Dec 31, 2010, 11:48 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

International Business College recently held its 5th graduation ceremony at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi.

Speaking at the ceremony, the principal of the institute, Mike Amelobe, said the day marked the 5th graduation ceremony of the school that was established in 2003.

The school is Gambian owned and is also an international college with both Gambians and non-Gambians serving at the institute, which works in partnership with the government, he says.

He says the school has global standard including meeting the requirement of the National Training Authority. The centre, he adds, offers courses in many disciplines of relevance to one’s life and the nation, such as Banking and Finance, Business Management, and Tourism, with sound link and partnership with the institute’s London centre in the UK.

According to him, the school has teachers from different parts of the world, such as Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana and The Gambia.

He also urged the graduands to make good use of the knowledge and qualification obtained from the institute, saying their graduating has opened a new beginning to their lives and a journey of success.

For his part, the executive secretary of the National Youth Council (NYC), Marcel Mendy, commended the graduands, saying: “To whom much is given much is expected.”

He also urged them not to rest on their laurels but to continue to further their education so that they would be of more benefit to their families and the nation.