The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education Tuesday announced that it is closing St. Augustine's Senior Secondary School in Banjul until further notice.
A press release from the Ministry said this followed an upheaval at the school, and urged the students to stay away from the premises of the school and wait for further directives from the Ministry.
Below is the full text of the press 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.