-Salvation Army General Secretary Urges Parents
The General Secretary of the Salvation Army Liberia and Sierra Leone Command has challenged parents throughout the Country to invest in their children for future benefits.
According Lt. Col. Jabulani Khoza, the development of any nation squarely depends on the younger generation and that can only be done when parents see reasons to support their children educational sojourn.
Lt. Col. Khoza speaking recently at the closing exercises of the William Booth Primary School in Paynesville lauded parents who are taking the bold steps to invest in their children education.
He further stressed that good thing does not come easily; therefore, parents should take the challenge to ensure the education of their children for the betterment of the family and the country at large.
Lt. Col. Khoza also challenged the graduates not to seek for things that will not benefit them. He also cautioned them not to do anything that will abuse their body, adding; “doing so will devalued them”.
He also praised the education secretariat of the Salvation Army School System and the administration of the William Booth Primary School for the level of work done at the school, noting that the program was a clear example of the work done at the school.
For her, the dux of the six-grade class, Viola N. Koiyan said education plays a great role in shaping the future and professional career, adding that It also helps to develop personality and earn recognition and respect in family, school and society.
She noted that the importance of education, noting that there are lots of social issues in the society that cannot be addressed without proper education.
Student Koiyan named some of the social issues as inequality, gender discrimination, religious differences, and many other problems that are in the society today because of the lack of education in life.
According to her, in such a modern technological and competitive world, there is still the issue of education among poor and uneducated people of the society which needs to be solved as soon as possible.
The William Booth Primary School graduated sixty students from both the kindergarten and the sixth-grade classes.