Nigerian students wrap-up Gambia study tour
Friday, August 03, 2012
A group of students from Dansol High School in the Federal Republic of Nigeria have wrapped-up an 11-day educational tour of The Gambia. The students were brought to the country by Doytef-Toursand Doytef-Education and Consult Limited.
Speaking in an interview with the Daily Observer Thursday, the coordinator and chief operations officer of Doytef-Education and Consult Limited, Donald Ova Akwara, explained that the tour was meant to teach the students about West African history, and African history in general, as well as help prepare them for the challenges of globalisation.
He said that the students visited selected sites including the Kachikally Crocodile Pool, Juffureh,Kunta Kinteh’s village; the Gambia National Museum, and Kanilai Farms, among other places. “The students were also privileged to meet the Nigerian-born chief justice of The Gambia, Emmanuel Agim. They also visited the offices of the Nigerian High Commission in The Gambia.
He thanked President Jammeh for creating a peaceful conducive environment, which he underscored, made it possible to visit The Gambia.
Author: Momodou Faal