1,175 BECE students including teachers in Kailahun district have benefited from the 2016 Robin Fallay school feeding program at the two centers in Segbwema town Jaluahun chiefdom Kailahun district on the last day of BECE exam for 2016. The program involved provision of cooked rice, water and other items to beneficiaries at the centers.
The Holy Ghost center hosted St. Peter’s secondary school from Daru, Holy Ghost and Jaluahun secondary schools in Segbwema while the Wesley center also hosted Ahmadiyya Muslim secondary and Wesley secondary schools respectively.
Alhaji Gorgia teacher Holy Ghost secondary school said this is not the first time Hon. Robin Fallay has been giving assistance to the educational sector in Kailahun district, he disclosed that similar event have been taking place in the district for the past three years and the Country as a whole.
He said he is aware of such event to have taken place in the past in constituency 003 in Koindu town which borders Liberia and Guinea, constituency 006 in Daru town, Jawie chiefdom and constituency 007 in Segbwema town for Kailhaun district and similar have taken place in constituency 049 in Port Loko district Northern region where Islamic secondary school, Schelenger secondary school and Catholic secondary among others benefited from the program in the North.
At Wesley Secondary school center the principal of Junior Secondary School (JSS) Hary Jusu described the event as positive move not only for the students but even the parents and teachers, adding that most of the students are coming from outside Segbwema town and they usually encounter some challenges especially this hunger season while in Segbwema town. He hoped that the students will impress the Honourable by getting the required result that will take them to senior secondary school level and also avoid teenage pregnancy.
One of the parents Madam Hawa Kallon who witnessed the feeding program at Holy Ghost said she is highly impressed about the effort of Hon Robin Fallay adding that this is not the first time he has been helping there children in term of education, she recalled that during the Ebola period Robin Fallay provided over 300 hand set radio, mathematical set and other learning materials to their children in the district for them to be listening to the radio learning program during the Ebola era.
By Saffa B. Moriba- Awoko Newspaper
Tuesday August 09, 2016