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Islamic education unit manager describes education as best legacy


The Northern Regional Manager of Islamic Education Unit, Issah Alhassan Abubakari reiterates the need to prioritize education of children in the North. He says education is the best legacy one can bequeath to one’s children instead of material wealth.

Sheikh Issah, who was the guest speaker, made the call at the 5th graduation and speech and prize-giving day ceremony of Bright Kids School Complex under the theme: Education in the 21st century: the role of parents in Northern Ghana.

He says Bright Kids School Complex at Gumani in Tamale metropolis has made on Saturday yet another remarkable milestone in the history of the school. Sheikh Issah commends mothers for showing more keen interest in their wards’ education than the fathers.

The Proprietor of Bright Kids Academy, Abdulai I. Fuseini, recounts the success of the school as moving from pre-school to Junior high level, acquiring of a four-plot land for future expansion, producing three consecutive batches of the BECE in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and acquiring of ten computers for the computer laboratory.

 Mr Fuseini, however, hints the numerous challenges facing the school. Namely, late bringing and taking of students, wearing of torn and shabby uniforms, not paying of school fees in time among others.

The Chairman for the event, Dr Roland Yahaya on his part advises parents to always see to it that children are well protected at home and be guided on their learning.

The PTA chairman, Abdul-Fatawu Yakubu, urges parents not only to always pay up their bills in time but also be committed to the development of the school. Bright Kids School complex was established in 1999 with only six pupils, but now has a student population of 425.

The graduating students numbering 31 are from primary six to JHS one. Prizes awarded included cloths, stationery and certificates to deserving teachers and students of the school.




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