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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tertiary institutions to reopen tomorrow

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By Mafugi Ceesay

The permanent secretary, higher education ministry, Mod Secka has said the University of The Gambia and other tertiary schools will reopen tomorrow Wednesday.

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He made the revelation at a press conference held at the Ministry of Higher Education Research Science and Technology on Friday.

In a short statement read at the presser, PS Secka also called on parents to invest in their kids.

“Let us endeavour to invest in our children and I can guarantee we would be surprised to see that how far that investment goes in the next 10-15-years. This is the message I want to share and leave with you for everybody to do,” he said.


Praises for teachers

On her part, the Minister of Basic and Secondary Education, Claudiana Cole described Gambian teachers as the heroes of MoBSE.

“Yes indeed they are; they were heroes of MoBSE. These are the very people sacrificing their lives boarding vehicles and attending to distance educational programmes. They were out of their homes since the very second day that COVID was announced in The Gambia.” she said in praise of teachers.

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