Dec 8, 2011, 2:02 PM
Opportunities come and go but when not well-managed could cause one to have regrets and, as a result, could deter others from having such opportunities.
We are referring to the lucky 50 Gambians who won themselves scholarships to study at various universities and fields in
It is always regarded as a big achievement to win a scholarship since the process is quite often competitive, but if you have won one, please make use of the opportunity.
The country needs well-informed, trained and experienced citizens and, as a result, it is the responsibility of those chosen to be part of these categories of citizens, to spearhead the overall development of the nation.
Please, while in
You must also note that while in
This reminds us that you should all serve as good ambassadors of the country, and to emulate the good record of those who were already there before you.
To all those institutions in
Indeed, these scholarships and many others offered to the country by the Republic of China on
To us, this kind of gesture is the most important way of helping a developing country like The Gambia.
Education is the key to the economic advancement and growth of any country, and when our people are well-educated, perhaps there would soon come a time when we would be in a position to give to the financial and other aids we now receive from friends like