The dishing out of money by former head boy and Ambassador to Morocco, Ambassador Atumani Dainkeh that was held at the Benevolent school Makeni campus attracted pupils, teachers, old students of the school, and key education stakeholders across Makeni city.
Addressing invitees, teachers, parents, and pupils. The principal of the Benevolent Islamic senior Secondary School Makeni Abdul Salam Conteh said the Twenty Million Leones as education support to pupils who performed in the wasce was a promise made earlier in March by a former head boy of the school Atumani Dainkeh who is also an Ambassador to Morocco.
He said the promise earlier made was to support the best performing boy and girl but they suggested two boys and girls to survive on the scholarship.
The principal of Benevolent senior secondary school Makeni Abdul Salam recalled that these pupils who benefited from this education support were once beneficiaries who took first positions from their streams and grabbed different prizes when they were in SSS Two.
He thanked the ambassador to Morocco his excellency Atumani Dainkeh for his lovely education support and advised the current pupils that are set to write the Wasce to pay attention to their book and do well more than the former pupils.
Speaking with gratitude the beneficiaries Manso Brima Marrah and Isatu Kabia thanked the Ambassador for his support as they also advised their colleagues to pay keen attention to their education as they stressed that, it is the only way they will fight against poverty.
Manso Brima Marrah who was a former pupil of the school and a beneficiary of the education support is now at Fouah Bay college reading engineering.
Isatu Kabia is also reading law at the university of Makeni.
Speaking on behalf of the parents, Lama Kabba also thanked the ambassador to Morocco his excellency Atumani Dainkeh for his genuine gesture and advised the parent to give more time to their children to study at home.
The beneficiaries are Rugie salam Conteh, Isatu Kabia, Manso Brima, and Shekuba Sannoh Kamara. Each of them received five Million Leones.