Jun 24, 2020, 1:58 PM
Gambia Upper Basic School Grade nine students of the 2020/21 academic year will resume their normal classes today (Wednesday) in all the six educational regions of the country.
The retired staff are Musa Touray customs cadet guard, Modou K.F. Ceesay assistant senior driver, Fansu Dibba senior guard and Yahya M.K. Joof, deputy driver.
Thefarewell ceremony was held at GRA conference hall in Banjul, where retirees were awarded certificates of appreciation, token sums of money and other gifts in recognition of their services to not only GRA but the nation.
Yankuba Darboe, GRA boss described them as hard working and dedicated staff who always applied due diligence in the execution of their duties, adding that he appreciates working with them over the years with less difficulties.
Commissioner General Darboe said,“We will surely miss you at GRA. You are retired in active services but you are still part of GRA’S family.”
Darboe said every worker is praying to witness such a day and thanked the outgoing staff for their achievements.
Fansu Dibba in his remarks on behalf of retirees returned gratitude to GRA management for honoring their retirement.
He said it was a pleasure working with GRA during their tenure as staff were very supportive, collaborative and cooperative.
A Denmark-based Gambian patron, Sulayman Junkung Sawaneh recently donated three refrigerators and three flat-screen television sets to three health centers in the North Bank and Central River regions.
Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Technical Support and Monitoring at The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) Alagie K. Mbye had spoken on the essence of education, saying education in every sense is one of the fundamental factors of development.
The police’s Operation Zero Crime made several arrests in the days two and three operations within the Banjul, Kanifing, West Coast Regions.