Gambia: St. Augustine's SSS Closed

A press release from the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has revealed that St. Augustine's Senior Secondary School has been closed following an upheaval at the said school.

Below is the full text of the release;

"Following the upheaval at St. Augustine's Senior Secondary School, the general public is hereby informed that the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education is closing the said school until further notice. In this regard and until such a time that the school is being re-opened:

1. Students attending St. Augustine's Senior Secondary School are being asked to stay away from the school premises and to wait for further directives from the Ministry.

2. Parents of student attending St. Augustine's are also urged to ensure that this directive is adhered to strictly by their children.

The general public is being assured that the authorities of the Ministry and the school will be working together with a view to reopening the school soonest.

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education counts on the usual cooperation and understanding of the general public."

Your co-operation is highly appreciated.

Yours Sincerely

Baboucarr Bouy

Permanent Secretary

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