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Sierra Leone News : Peace and Conflict Students Construct Peace Garden
By Jeneba V. Kabbah
May 22, 2017, 12:02
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Students of Peace and Conflict Studies Department, Fourah Bay College (FBC), University of Sierra Leone (USL) has unveiled their Peace Park on Thursday May 18th, 2017 at the college campus, Mt Aureol, Freetown.

 

Unveiling the park, the Head of Department Peace and Conflict Studies, Dr. Memunatu Pratt said that the current executive of the department has left a legacy behind by constructing a monument at the Fourah Bay College campus. She added that the park should maintain its dignity as the present executive has left behind a shining example which any subsequent executive should copy from.

 

Unveiling the Park by the Head of Department Peace and Conflict Studies, Dr. Memunatu Pratt

 

Dr. Pratt disclosed that the Peace and Conflict Department is outstanding at the University of Sierra Leone because the department is doing the Public Relation of the university. Dr. Pratt went on to say that last year her department held a peace conference with attracted international organizations. She said she is happy with strive the department has taken by constructing the park. She wanted the president of the student association and his team for a good job.

 

President of the Peace and Conflict Department, Abdul Kpaka said that the construction of the Peace Park on FBC campus started in January 20th 2017. “This ultra-modern park is to beautify Fourah Bay College and the project is 50 million within four months,” he disclosed.

 

Mr. Kpaka said that for the construction of the park they started raising funds from a dinner. He also said that he donated five million Leones. He added that pledges were made by students and other people, also they print T shirts, calendars out of the sales, for they to raise profit. He said, the construction of the Peace Park was not sponsored by anybody, and that the park was built with the society’s funds. “This project is outcome of true leadership and sacrifice, our slogan is ‘IT IS SURE TO HAPPEN,” he stressed.

 

Furthermore, the students’ president said “peace is more than just an academic discipline, peace is life and so must be every human being and living thing not only for students we can all be peace ambassadors if not peace experts.”

 

At the end, certificates were given to outstanding lecturer such as Dr. Memunatu Pratt, Abigail Renner, and Desmond G. Williams etc.


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