Jun 25, 2009, 3:46 AM
(Tuesday 15th October 2019 Issue)
Kunda Lower Basic School in Central River Region (CRR) Sami district have recently
tree planting planted 350 different types seedlings in the school
The planted trees were brought by the Forestry office in Jarumeh Koto, which include Lemmon, Mahogany, Baransang and Gmalina.
Regional forestry officer Ebrima Sanneh emphasized the importance of tree planting in the school, noting that his department will continue to plant more trees in the region.
Head teacher of the school, Jariga Bah thanked the regional forest office and the people of Tankong Kunda for the exercise, noting that trees will help to provide shade, food and conducive environment in the school.
The Jarumeh koto cluster 8 monitor, Alhagi Secka also highlighted the importance of trees especially in schools, calling on the school management and the community to take care of the opportunity in Tankong Kunda.
The school SMC chairman, Essa Danso emphasised the importance of trees within the environment, saying that even if the people planting them do not get the benefit, the future generation will.
Mr Danso gave assurance that the planted trees will be taken care of and advice people to always take part in such development in schools.