‘’I am grateful to Professor Blyden because in 1967 he paved the way for me to be admitted at Fourah Bay College and I still remember the note he gave to me ‘please admit this student,” disclosed Alhaji Doctor Ambassador Osman FodayYansaneh on Friday August 3rd 2017 at the APC Party Headquarter in Freetown at the presentation of a gift of appreciation and honor by cross section of members of the National Union of APC Students ( NUAS) on his recent achievement of double Honorary Masters and Doctorate Degrees from the London Graduate School of Common Wealth University.
The Chairman of the Ceremony, Honourable Minister of Youth Affairs Bai Mahmoud in his opening statement said that the occasion is a landmark to demonstrate appreciation to one of the teachers, history making and the people that are responsible for the sustenance of the All Peoples Congress Party even at the time when the party was struggling. He went on to say that Alhaji Doctor Ambassador Osman FodayYansaneh , the National Secretary General of the All Peoples Congress Party has received so many accolades and awards at home and abroad for his contributions to humanity in Sierra Leone. He disclosed that a total of twenty –two Institutions in Sierra Leone and a cross section of members of the All Peoples Congress Party Youth League have come out to congratulate Alhaji Doctor Ambassador Osman FodayYansaneh on his Honorary achievements as academic doctor in Public Administration.
|APC Sec. Gen. Alhaji Doctor Ambassador Osman FodayYansaneh
Representing the All Peoples Congress Veterans’Welfare Association, Mr. Moses Sesaysaid that Alhaji Doctor Ambassaor Osman FodayYansaneh is not a small figure in the history making of Sierra Leone. He disclosed that he has worked with him for a long time and it is not a surprised to many because Alhaji Doctor Yansaneh is a patriot and he disclosed that whosoever crosses his path will be dealt with accordingly. He concluded by thanking Alhaji Doctor Yansaneh for all the work he has been doing for the Veteran’s Association of the All Peoples Congress Party.
The president of the National Union of APC Students said in the handling ceremony of the gift of appreciations and congratulation to Alhaji Doctor Osman FodayYansaneh on his achievement of the recent recipient of a double Honorary Masters and Doctorate Degrees from the London Graduate School of Common Wealth University said that the National Union APC Student is indebted to him for his involvement ,commitment ,faithfulness ,integrity and leadership over the past three decades to the glorious APC and public service in general. He added that they are appreciative of his steadfast solidarity in advancing the strategic objective of loyalty and service. He went on to say that Alhaji Doctor Ambassador Yansanehhas been an inspiration to them and he wish that they have the capacity and accreditation to award him a double Doctorate Degree in the service to humanity and service to the All Peoples Congress Party. He concluded by calling on him to continue to provide his unwavering support to their Chairman and Leader, Dr. Ernest BaiKoroma who has laid a solid foundation for the growth and continuity of the All Peoples Congress Party.
Receiving the gift from the executive members of the National Union of APC Student (NUAS) , the National Secretary General of the All Peoples Congress Party (APC ) Alhaji Doctor Ambassador Osman Foday Yansaneh said that he considers the gift as a honor to his achievements at both locally and international in serving humanity.
He added that the gift is a huge surprise to him. He disclosed that he felt good by the well- articulated statements from students. He went on to say that he came from a village wherein few people have the opportunity to be educated. He revealed that he is grateful to Professor Blyden as in 1967 he assisted him to gain admission at Fourah Bay College with scholarship and he thanked NUAS for the honour they shown to him as he is grateful to them.
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