One of the Commissioners of the Independent Media Commission (IMC), Alhaji Dauda Musa Bangura on Tuesday 11th August, 2015 received an award from the Sierra Leone Children’s Aid Foundation (SLCAF) for being the Best Child Friendly Commissioner.
The ceremony took place at the IMC library, Siaka Stevens Street, Freetown.
SLCAF President and Founder, Mohamed Arkmalin Kamara disclosed that the Foundation comprises different secondary schools in Freetown advocating for a brighter future for their colleagues in their educational pursuits.
Mohamed Arkmalin Kamara also stated that individuals who have immensely contributed to the development of young people should be recognized and commended for their outstanding role adding, “Commissioner Bangura is a role model for young people as he has inspired us to be studious and reach for the sky.”
He quoted the late Nelson Mandela as stating, ‘education is the greatest weapon to change the world” and furthered that children appreciate and recognize Commissioner Alhaji Musa Dauda Bangura as the Best Child Friendly Commissioner ever and for his relentless generosity to youths.
Responding, Alhaji Musa Dauda Bangura acclaimed SLCAF for the adorable accolade and recognition accorded him informing that he is dedicating the award to Sierra Leonean youths who have contributed to the country’s development.
He also assured that as a child friendly Commission, the IMC is determined to work with young people and admonished SLCAF members to focus on their education that is the key to development emphasizing, “education is the key to success that will in future put you in an enviable position.”
Presentation of the award to Alhaji Musa Bangura climaxed the ceremony that was witnessed by a cross-section of SLCAF members including Francis D. W. Horton-Mass Media Coordinator; Chernor J. Bah-Spokesman; Emmanuelle K. Davies and Rose I. Samura-Ambassador.
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