Nov 23, 2015, 10:11 AM
If the achievements registered by the project "Operation Promote Excellence in the Sciences", initiated by President Jammeh, are any guide, then the initiative has been a success since its launch in 2006 by The Gambia Ports Authority.
In an interview with The
Point, Mr. Ousman M. Jobarteh the GPA Director of traffic and operation,
revealed that the project aims to raise funds for assistance towards the
development of science teaching and education from the primary, secondary and
tertiary levels in The Gambia. According to Mr. Jobarteh, the funds are being
utilised to accord assistance to various projects including the erection of a
perimeter wall at Gambia Senior Secondary School, refurbishment of laboratories
and female Dormitories at Armitage Senior Secondary School, the purchase of 25
According to Mr. Jobarteh, the GPA is partnering with the Senegalese Jollof Band Viviane to raise funds. The proceeds are being use to rehabilitate the physics, chemistry and biology labs at Armitage Senior Secondary, School.