The National Alumni Association of the William V.S. Tubman High School based in the Americas (NAALAHSA) has dedicated a refurbished library for the school on 12th Street, Sinkor.
The group dedicated the US$10,000.00 project on 29 November through its president Washington Doe.During the dedication, Liberia’s Finance Minister Samuel Tweah said government plans to restore the William V.S. Tubman High School to preeminence.
Mr. Tweah, an alumnus of the William V.S. Tubman High School led several officials, including Minister of State for Presidential Affairs Nathaniel McGill, the Minister of Youth and Sports, and the Chairman of the National Investment Commission (NIC), among others on a guided tour of the campus during the dedication.
He says it is government’s responsibility to fix the broken educational system, thereby prioritizing quality teachers training and infrastructures.
Minister Tweah confirms that government has already provided US$500,000 to refurbish six vulnerable institutions, including William V.S. Tubman High, D. Twe Memorial High School, G.W. Gibson, Matilda New Port and Lorma Community, respectively.
According to him, government will strengthen its relationship with the alumni of all public schools because they have a great role in enhancing government educational drive through collective work.
He applauds the leadership of NAALAHSA, headed by Mr. Washington Doe for immensely contributing to the institution.
Youth and Sports Minister Zeogar Wilson disclosed that the William V. S. Tubman High school is to benefit from the 20 million Euro, indicating that recruitment of teachers is ongoing to provide opportunity to the young people who should make maximum use of the opportunity.
Meanwhile, NAALAHSA president Mr. Doe says the alumni of the institution targets several projects, including books and a modern computer lab for students.
By Emmanuel Mondaye–Edited by Winston W. Parley