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Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed Islamic School Awards Outstanding Students
along the busy Kairaba Avenue, Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed Islamic School on
the 22nd October 2014 awarded the most praiseworthy and harding-working
students of Grade 6 at a colourful ceremony held at the school grounds.
school, which was founded, by Saad M. Raslan and Sons International
Trading Company has today been known for graduating excellent students’
in the country.
at the prize giving ceremony, Abass Ahmed Jammeh, the principal of the
school commended Saad M. Raslan and Sons Company for building the school
in the country, adding that the school is charging low fees
whiledelivering quality education.
further thanked the serving students while advising them to continue
burning the night candle for a better tomorrow, saying that one can only
pass his or her examination only studying his or her book at all times.
the past years, Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed Islamic School has been known for
graduating best students and the teachers of the school are committed in
delivering quality education.”
Jarju the director of the board of the school thanked the founders and
parents of the students in the name of Allah as well as Sheikh Saad M
Raslan for witnessing another important day in the school calendar.
According to him, Sheikh Saad M. Raslan is a true believer of Allah who
has Islam at heart, saying that the school will continue delivering
quality education to Gambian masses .
through hard work, dedication and commitment that our students excel in
their exams,” he remarked, while thanking the teachers of the school,
staff and management of Saad M. Raslan Company for their efforts in
promoting Arabic and Islamic education in the country.
to him, the school gives out annual prizes to outstanding students and
that a special package has been designed for the best student in the
school. “This package,” he went on, “we’re given today is from the
founder of the school to be given to the most outstanding students in
continues: “Quality education has been a priority area for Khaled Ibn
Al-Waleed Islamic School and is well- known for producing pupils who
passed with excellent results every academic year to enroll in other
schools, Jarju said are build for business but Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed
Islamic School is not for business because students are paying low fees
compared to other Islamic schools in the country. "We believe that
quality education is the strongest bludgeon against scarcity and the
better part to the creation of opportunities, which is why these
students should be given quality education."
called on Muslims to follow the teachings of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W and
continue doing good deeds, saying that Islam calls for unity and
practicing only good deeds. He added that doing good deeds need no
boundary in Islam and that from Egypt to The Gambia is too far but
having Islam at heart its not far. The school, he said, is registered
under the General Secretariat for Islamic/Arabic Education in The
advised parents to help their children study their books at home better
spending the whole night watching movies adding that best students are
always with their books.
thanked Saad M. Raslan and Sons Company for their support to the school
and for awarding scholarship to the best students to further their
education, adding that the company has never since the establishment of
the school relented in offering support to the school, “he always
increases his support for the school, which we the staff are enjoying.”
Saad Raslan, the general manager of Saad M. Raslan and Sons
International Trading, son of the founder of the school hailed the
efforts of the teachers for delivering quality education in the school.
He commended the Gambian leader His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji
Dr. Yahya A.J.J Jammeh Babili Mansa for his immense support and
contribution towards the promotion of the Islamic Religion in the
country and beyond.
Ibrahim Amara Tunkara first position as the “best student”
further described President Jammeh as pivotal in the promotion and
propagation of Islam. He said the president’s contribution to Islam and
the welfare of Muslims since the advent of his administration in 1994
has been well noted and constitutes a great boost to the Muslim Ummah.
The president’s annual Hajj sponsorship package for Muslims was also
singled out for praise, as thousands of people fulfilled this important
pillar of the Islamic Faith through his generosity and the Qur’anic
competition for Islamic students are all testimonies for his support to
Islamic teachings in the country.
further promised the management of the school that they will continue
supporting the school as well as awarding outstanding students for them
to continue the hard work in life to become better leaders in life.
Joof, a parent acknowledged that teachers at the school are hard working
and punctual. He also recognised the support offered to them by the
founder of the school since its establishment.
end of the programme, the following deserving students were awarded;
Ibrahim Amara Tunkara first position as the “best student”, 2nd position
Mahammed Al Almin Sillah, 3rd Zainab Bailo Bah, 4th Abdou Rahman
Jallow, 5th Aisha Muhammed Barry, 6th Fatima Kebba Suwareh, 7th Alage
Some teachers were also awarded prizes for their hard work and dedication rendered to the students.