May 19, 2008, 5:15 AM
Karamo S. Bojang, the Principal of Nusrat Senior Secondary School who also doubles as Alkalo of Tujereng village over the weekend distributed sporting materials worth about D442,985.00 to four youth groups. The materials were collected from donors, well-wishers and friends of the
Speaking at the presentation ceremony held at Tujereng village in the Kombo south, Alkalo Bojang commended the donors for what he described as “their kind gestures,” noting that the materials donated will go a long way in supporting national development efforts.
“Sports in general and football in particular is very popular nowadays, progress in it is progress for a large section of society. We should all therefore, do whatever we can to support this endeavour,” he said.
“The importance of sport in the lives of young people is precious; in fact it goes much further than the basic answer that ‘it keeps our bodies healthy.’ “Sports play a pivotal role in the makeup of a young people particularly the health aspect. And football is one of those sporting events that are as important as it is common today.”
Principal Bojang narrated that it was during his trip to
Mr Bojang went further to challenge the youth to emulate what he described as the ‘good gestures of the people of
Speaking on behalf of the Chairperson of the Village Development Committee of Tujereng, Mr Ba Ensa Jawara commended Karamo S. Bojang for what he noted as “the love he has for the people of his village and the
The presentation ceremony was punctuated with live performance of cultural groups showering praises on the benefactors and advising the beneficiaries.