He made those remarks recently at the Saamasang Senior Secondary School in Brikama Newtown during the presentation of eleven brand new computers donated by The Gambia-Stuttgart Association in Germany worth D247, 000.
He added: “The donation is indeed a good gesture by the donors.The Federation is very appreciative to receive such items from the donors through Mr John Bless Gomez, the brain behind the donation who is also a former employee of Saamasang Federation. This gesture from the donors will no doubt enhance the ability of the students in the learning of IT.”
Mr Cham advised the beneficiaries to properly and wisely manage the donated computers in order for them to serve the purpose they are meant for.
The accountant of the federation, Fabakary Fadera noted that the handing over ceremony of the eleven computers is a “clear manifestation” that the donors have a good intention for the school as well as development of the IT skills of the students.
“The world today is moving through IT and without IT skills most of the transactions cannot progress effectively .I thank Dr Hoyal the main donor of the computers to the Gambia Association in Stuttgart for his foresight and goodwill gesture .He will always be remembered by both Saamasang Federation and the School at large. I am also urging the management of the school and the students to serve as protectors of the donated computers,” he noted.
Representing the facillitator of the donation John Bless Gomez, Yusupha Gomez said the purpose of the donation is to help the school’s IT department to facilitate the learning of IT.
“In today’s world nothing can work in the absence of IT. It is now the responsibility of the school’s management and the students to make the best use of the golden opportunity given to them by the donors and I am hopeful more of such donations will come in the near future,” he said.
Gomez tasked the students to concentrate on their IT as well as other lessons in order for them to achieve their aims and objectives as future leaders.
Mariama Jatta, representing the cluster president Musukebba Darboe commended the donors for the humanitarian gesture, saying that helping someone to learn for his or her future is indeed vital.
She stated that since the school is new with many ambitious students having access to such mateials “there is no doubt that the future of the school is bright”.
He called on the students to take their IT class with seriousness in order to convince the donors that the school deserves more support from them.
Buba sowe, the principal of the school commended the benefactors for the support.
He said that donors like The Gambia Association in Stuttgart should be seen as patriotic citizens who are in the Diaspora to promote development in their country.]]>