Jul 6, 2012, 2:03 PM
Omar Bun Hatab Islamic School in Brikama on Sunday 31st March 2013, held a speech and prize giving ceremony for 82 students (Grade 6 and 9) at a colourful ceremony held at the school ground.
The vision of the school was to create conducive learning centre which would improve standards in both Arabic and English education to enhance the production of productive citizens, equipped with knowledge, skills and attitudes towards self-reliance.
The award winners were: Abubacarr Sunkar Darboe, who was awarded the most outstanding student amana exams in 2010, and Omar Jatta Demba, who emerged second.
In 2011, Fatoumatta Muhammad Sillah was awarded the most outstanding student amana exams, followed by Fatoumatta Alasan Fatty, second position. Alhagie Mamadi Conteh went home with the most outstanding student amana exams award in 2012, while Essa Malang Jassey came out second position.
The best student secondary school leaving certificate for 2012 went to Sirra Sarjo Sabally, while Alieu Foday Sanneh occupied second position. In 2011, Nyimasata Foday Saidy came out first position, followed by Morro Kajally Darboe, while Fatoumatta Ousman Touray took third position.
The most disciplined male student award went to Abubacarr Sunkar Darboe, while the female student award went to Aminata M. Hydara.
Morro Kajally Darboe bagged the neatest male student award, while Jomma Alh. Jatta Demba walked away with the female student award.
Alieu Ousman Sanneh was awarded the most regular and punctual male student, while Isatou Abubacarr Bah and Halimatou Salim Suwaro Darboe were awarded the two most regular and punctual female students.
Certificates were also given to various deserving winners from various grades.
Speaking at the ceremony, Alhagie Jatta Demba, Founder and Proprietor of the school said, the school was established in 2007, when it started with a nursery school to grade 6.
He said their major constraints are inadequate furniture, toilets, fencing of the school campus, students’ school fees, incomplete classroom block and feeding for students.
Mudir Sheikh Salim Darboe, the Principal of the school said, also called for support from everyone who can come to their aid.
Musa Bayo, Education Officer for Arabic and English Schools at Region 2 called on parents to take their children to schools, saying education is the backbone of every country. He also commended the school for their stand.
Both the head boy and girl (Malang Kambai and Isatou Manjang) gave speeches at the ceremony.
The day also witnessed the opening of the Munazamat sponsored tap at the school.