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  • Thursday, 25 July 2024
Chief Minister David Sengeh Delivers Landmark Lecture at Njala University on Transforming Higher Education

Chief Minister David Sengeh Delivers Landmark Lecture at Njala University on Transforming Higher Education

In a significant event at Njala University’s Mokonde campus, Sierra Leone’s Chief Minister, Dr. David Sengeh, delivered an impactful public lecture on "transforming higher education through radical inclusion." This landmark address attracted a diverse group of stakeholders, including Chancellor Professor Bashiru Koroma, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Alieu Bah, deans of various schools, and an enthusiastic crowd of students and staff.

 

Chief Minister Sengeh traced the origins and influence of the “radical inclusion” movement, which began in Sierra Leone in 2020. This initiative is focused on dismantling barriers to ensure broader access to higher education for all citizens. "Today, this movement has gained global attention, and Sierra Leone is at the forefront of this transformative change," he emphasized, highlighting the nation's leadership in educational reform.

 

During his lecture, Sengeh called on students to become proactive agents of change within their institutions. He encouraged both students and lecturers to support President Julius Maada Bio’s ongoing developmental efforts. His message resonated with the audience, inspiring many to consider their roles in fostering an inclusive educational environment.

 

The event concluded with a lively question-and-answer session, providing attendees the opportunity to engage directly with the Chief Minister. This interactive segment allowed for a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the higher education sector in Sierra Leone.

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