Dec 12, 2014, 10:41 AM
The National Patriotic Student's Association (NAPSA) on
The colourful ceremony, which was well attended by cross-section of students delegate across the
Speaking at the congress, the outgoing chairperson Modou Alieu Jallow revealed that the congress is another important milestone by seeing legal transfer of power from one executive to another. He added that NAPSA has been doing well inculcating the idea of patriotism in students.
Mr. Jallow further called people to come together irrespective of their political affiliations and work towards National development.
He said the Government of the
He asserted that the lack of discipline in schools have caused mass failure to most students, stressing that if teachers are not respected, quality will not be attain.
Mr. Jallow thanked President Jammeh for sponsoring 12 students to pursue their further education in
For his part, Pap Sey of the Basic and Secondary Education Department dilated on the importance of Education, adding that students are the principal agents of national development.
DPS Sey however noted that national development require human resources. He commended NAPSA for organizing the congress and assured his Department continuous support.
Speaking earlier, Hon. Seedy S.K. Njie acting National Coordinator also spoke at length about the discipline and seriousness among student inorder to become role models.
Hon Njie implored student to always maintain peace and avoid engaging in problems in schools. Other speakers include Jestina Harding, Secretary General NAPSA, Abodoulie Sallah Secretary to the cabinet as well as other dignitaries.