Jun 10, 2011, 2:44 PM
Speaking on the occasion, the Principal of the school, Sambou Kanteh, said Sukuta Wansee Basic School was established in 1989 as nursery school and later introduced Lower Basic School in 2006 and Upper Basic School in 2013.
Mr Kinteh applauded his staff for their hard work, commitment and dedication, saying they were “absolutely behind the success” of the school and urged them to keep it up.
He advised the students to take their education seriously and always make their books their friend at home instead of wallowing in town.
Mr Kinteh also challenged the parents to train their children at home and always monitor them in school, adding that regular visiting in school would enable them to know their children’s problems in school.
The guest speaker, Ousainou Njie, a UTG student, said the day marked another milestone in the history of the school and challenged the children to always demonstrate discipline, hard work and punctuality in school.
Njie thanked the late Abdul Aziz Sey for his “tremendous” contribution towards the development of the school.
Isatou Cham, in her remarks, urged the parents to be confident about their children, saying they should always monitor their children’s activities in school.
Cham expressed gladness for witnessing the silver jubilee of the school and advised the students to take their education seriously, saying education is a key to success in life.
Awa Sowe, head girl of the school, thanked Allah the Almighty for making it possible for them to celebrate the silver jubilee.
She hailed the school’s principal Sambou Kanteh for his hard work and commitment to transforming the school, saying he had contributed immensely towards the success of the school.