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El Shaddai wins TAKE-M inter-schools ‘spelling bee’ competition

Nov 29, 2021, 1:34 PM | Article By: Lamin Gibba

El Shaddai Lower Basic School was recently crowned champions of the 2021 inter-schools spelling bee competition held at the Regional directorate region 2. The inter-schools spelling bee competition brought together eight schools within West Coast Region.

Regional Director Region 2, Lamin Fatajo said the potentials students manifested during the competition was really encouraging.

Mr. Fatajo described all those who participated in the final as winners, saying, the competition is to build the confidence and discipline of students.

He thanked Africell, Unique Solutions and other sponsors for sustaining the program as government cannot do it all alone.

Maimuna Hydara, project sales assistant at Unique Solution said this was not their first time supporting TAKE-M.

She described education as the back bone of every country, noting that it is therefore important that students are given quality education.    

Tunde Muyi Ogundimu, TAKE-M  Transformation Organisation CEO said the activity was meant to create learning competitiveness for children as well as help in building the careers of children who are the future.

Tunde added that it is important to initiate such programmes to complement government efforts in the education sector.

Winners and runners up received a giant trophy and books from Unique Solutions while Africell presented them with D15, 000 and T-Shirts.

Binta Jammeh, a participant from El Shaddai said that though they won, they were discouraged with their performance during the first round. However, she said as the competition progressed they regained their confidence. She thanked their teachers for the support and encouragement during the competition. 

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