As part of efforts to ensure teaching and learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for students of Adab Islamic School, the 1991 year group of the School have donated four computers and accessories to the school.
Presenting the items to the school at Nima, a suburb of Accra on Tuesday, the acting President of the old students Association, Alhaji Kamal Sulley revealed that the donation was in line with a request by the school’s headmaster during the Association’s visit to the school.
He bemoaned the current status of the school which lacks certain teaching facilities, and called on all old students and philanthropists to come to the aid of the school.
He said, the Association’s gesture was the beginning of good things to come as members would do their best to restore the once famous Adab Islamic school of Nima back to its glory and vibrant days.
The school, he noted has churned out lots of products who are currently contributing their quotas in both the Public and Private sectors of the country.
He added that, there is the need for the old students to come together and change the current state of their beloved alma matter.
According to him, coming together as an Association would help the school, and will also take it upon themselves to disseminate the information of the school to all old students; both home and abroad, for all to contribute and give the school a face lift it deserves.
On his part, the Headmaster of the school, Mr. Abdulai Hashim Tondi, thanked the old students for the kind gesture and promised to use the items for the purpose they were purchased for.
He further appealed for more help from the Association to enhance teaching and learning in the school.
He said the school needed a canopy to be used as staff common room for teachers to assess and mark the assignments of students.
“We shall also use the canopy as a place of worship since we now worship at the mercy of the sun always”. He noted.
The Bursar of the school also added that the computers have come at the right time which will go a long way to enhance on their ICT lessons.
Currently, the school is the only Islamic school in Nima that gives 50 per cent to Arabic lessons and other 50 per cent to secular education session. Indicating that students in the primary school are not charged any tuition or school fees.
“The only thing they pay is feeding and extra classes fee. As such the school is not in the capacity to put in place certain things needed for teaching and learning enhancements” he revealed.
He noted that currently the school needs about 250 new desks to replace all the olden desks which are in deplorable situations.
This, he appealed to all well-wishers and philanthropists to partner with the old students to help uplift the image of the school.
The Founder of the School, Mallam Hussein Zakariyah, expressed his happiness to the old students for not forgotten where they started,.and called on all old students and year groups to emulate the example of their colleagues and come to the aid of the school which is 45 years now.
Mallam Hussein Zakariyah urged them to be good ambassadors of the school.
Story: Mustapha Muhammad