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Sierra Leone News : UBSSL Awards Scholarship to Forty- Five Sierra Leone Students
By A Special Correspondent
Nov 30, 2016, 17:14
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29/11/016:The United Brothers and Sisters of Sierra Leone (UBSSL) based in the United States of America have awarded, at the Amaria primary school in Freetown, scholarship to university students, Secondary School children and Primary school pupils.


Reading the speech of the President(Mr. Abdul Kassim) of the United Brothers and Sisters of Sierra Leone, the Liaison Officer based in Freetown, Hawanatu Bockari said:In November 2016, theorganization awarded financial assistance to about forty students including twenty three in Freetown, twenty two in Bo which includes nine students from Fourah Bay College, three students from N jala University College, one student in Mattru Jong, one in Makeni University and two students in Southern California.

 

According to Mr. kassim, UBSSL spent a record amount of about $10,000.00 (Le 70,000,000) on the awarding of scholarships in Sierra Leone. All university students received $ 400.00 an increase of $ 100 from previous years; all secondary students received $150.00 each an increase of $ 50 and the elementary students received $ 75 an increase of $ 25.00 per student.

 

In his speech, the president of UBSSL expressed gratitude to the Liaison Miss Bockari for the time and effort she expended in putting the events together.He also thanked UBSSL members based in the US for their time, sacrifices, and financial contributions.

 

Mr. Abdul Kassim stated UBSSL continues to contribute to the education of some needy but deserving students in our beloved mother - land.

 

He concluded his speech by reminding the students that they are the future leaders of Sierra Leone, making it clear that they are aware that it is not easy in present day Sierra Leone and encouraged them to keep up the good work. Earlier, welcoming the recipients of the scholarships,Mr. Desmond Coker thanked members of the united brothers and Sisters of Sierra Leone in the US for their good gesture in awarding scholarship to deserving Sierra Leonean students.

 

In his remarks the chairman of the program Alhaji Gibril Savage, thanked UBSSL for their invaluablesupport,by way of awarding Scholarship, to Sierra Leone students.


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