May 17, 2010, 1:30 PM
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He also donated on the same day educational materials to
On the same day at the
According to officials, Old Jeshwang parliamentarian Haddy Nyang-Jagne facilitated the donation.
Speaking at the ceremony, Sainabou Sanneh, deputy headmistress of
Ms Sanneh further appealed to the donors to help them with teaching materials for their Nursery School next time around.
Hon. Nyang-Jagne, said they were very grateful to the donors for supporting "the great work the school is doing".
"The teachers of the school are committed and hard working," she said, adding that the parents of the students, who form part of the future leaders, are also diligent.
The donation is a way of complementing the efforts of President Jammeh, who ensures development takes place in every aspect of the country's economy, Hon. Nyang-Jagne said.
"Education is key to the development of every country and I thank the donors for their kind gesture," she said.
Madam Nyang said that they were grateful, and expressed hope that the donors would continue the support.
Ms Aminata Gassama, deputy headmistress of
"We hope you will come back and help us in a bigger way," she added. "We thank you from the bottom of our hearts and wish you a wonderful stay in the country."
Mr Yankuba Vermeulen said he was proud of helping teams and children in The Gambia, adding that he would continue to do his best.
Other speakers at the ceremony included Ansumana J.B. Bass, head coach of
Bintou Conteh, Head Girl of Old Jeshwang Lower Basic School, delivered the vote of thanks.