Jul 20, 2011, 7:07 PM
The North Bank Regional Chapter of Education for All Network recently held its regional congress to elect a new executive for the next three years.
Muhamed Jabbie, Principal of Brufut Upper Basic School, who doubles as chairperson for the Conference of Principals, noted the importance attached to the attainment of Education for All by the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) and National Education for All.
He said education is a fundamental human right, calling on the regional chapter to be proactive to the global quest of providing all-inclusive education for all.
He said the regional congress promotes good governance and empowerment of regional structure.
Alieu Kinteh, alkalo of Kinteh Kunda Janneh Yaa, lauded MoBSE and Education for All Network for building public awareness in providing education for all.
He assured of the district authority’s support in complementing government’s effort at providing education for all.
Karamo K. Kinteh, Chairperson of NBR Education for All chapter, thanked members for the trust and confidence bestowed on the new executive.
He said the attainment of education for all calls for concerted efforts of all and appeals to partners to support regional chapter in resource mobilization to enhance the quest for education for all.
Momodou Sanneh and Bakary Gibba of National EFA, praised NBR Chapter for their hard work and commitment to building relations with other partners to improve education.
The national representative pledged their support for the regional chapter in moving the agenda of Education for All.
The new executive reiterated their resolve in working with the members to intensify advocacy on education for all.
The attainment of education for all calls for concerted efforts and renews the global commitment, he said, thanking the MoBSE for the special need for education in schools.
The executive included Karamo Kinteh, chairperson; Lamin S. Jawara, secretary; Amie Jobe, ward councilor as treasurer, and Papa Jassey and Fatou Cham members.