Jan 22, 2009, 5:03 AM
Premier Security Company over the weekend awarded certificate to 28 grandaunts at their institute in Manjai Kunda.
The students were awarded certificates after completing a 12-month intensive training course. Of the 40 students who sat the exam 28 students were lucky enough to pass and receive certificates, while the remaining students will re-sit to the exam.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Inspector Lamin Star Badjie, from the Interpol department of police headquarters, advised the grandaunts that is not easy to run a security company because before you are given the green light you must be screened and you must know your stand especially in the area of finance.
Inspector Badjie noted that these are areas that managers or proprietors should always put into consideration before establishing a company.
Inspector Badjie said that he has been witnessed a series of occasions such as this one but he was very impressed and encouraged by the management of Premier Security company. He also told the grandaunts that their welfare is their main concern, at the Interpol Department.
Inspector Badjie added that the graduates need to be loyal obedient, just, respectful to each other and abide by the law to enable them to perform their job effectively.
For his part, Salieu Taal, director and shareholder of Premier Security Company in The Gambia, explained briefly to the gathering about his relationship with the proprietor of Premier Security company Mr Noort Robert a Dutch national.
According to Mr Taal, Robert has the 32 years experience in security. He said that it was he that convinced Mr Robert to come and establish this company in The Gambia which is geared towards improving quality education of young talented Gambians.
He also thanked Mr Robert for his effort in setting up the company in The Gambia with the aim of educating security officers and protecting lives and properties.
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He also urged them to come back and take more advanced courses.
Other speakers included, Mr Samba Ceesay, a grandaunt, who gave the vote of thanks.