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Chinese company gives 5,000 disposable face masks to MoBSE

Nov 5, 2020, 12:46 PM | Article By: Lamin B. Darboe, Information Officer, MoBSE

Ma Chi Chung, chairman of Zhuhai and Macau Tsinghua Redbud Union, a Chinese company based in The Gambia alongside his partner, Mr. Tam Wai Kit, special envoy of The Gambia to China for Investment on Monday presented 5,000 disposable facemasks to the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education.

The items were presented on behalf of the donors by the company’s local partners, Mr. James Wu and Basadie Jabbie at a ceremony held at the ministry’s main conference hall in Banjul. 

In presenting the items, Mr.Basadie Jabbie described the gesture as timely and laudable and expressed delight to be associated with the event, The gesture, he went on, is to make sure students and teachers are not infected with the corona virus.

“The welfare of students and teachers are our concern and this is why we are here to present these 5,000 face masks to MoBSE. Let me inform you that Mr. Ma Chi Chung and partners are sponsoring some students at Alex Lower Basic School in Bakoteh and our aim is to give support to other schools through-out the country,” Jabbie informed.

According to him, they knew that there is no better institution to offer assistance at this time with PPE than the MoBSE.

“We value your efforts and concern the ministry has for the future leaders of this country.”

DPS for programs and Administration and Finance at MoBSE, Adama Jimba Jobe and Jerre Sanyang respectively, described the gesture as worthy and valuable.

The duo indicated that the students they are currently sponsoring might be the future presidents, managers, directors, ambassadors to China, and good leaders in the country among others.

“Your donation registered huge success and we value your gesture. Our ministry is the biggest government ministry and we value anything that comes on our way.”


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