President of Social Work Student’s Association, Fourah Bay College (FBC) has in a social media post yesterday Sunday 7th May 2017, said his main aim is “to take social work to the needy and vulnerable people in the different communities across the country.”
Sahid Bangura made this statement whilst thanking his fellow students for their supports in the provision and the implementation of donations to the fire victims at Susan’s Bay, Central Freetown. He said: “We have demonstrated that we have been through a school.”
Sahid added by urging his fellow students “let us please continue to participate in the provision of social services to enable us be part of the change that we want to see in our beloved Mama Salone.”
Meanwhile, according to a notice from the Public Relations Officer of the Social Work Student Association FBC, Sia Finnoh, the donation by the students and the lecturers of the department was “as a result of the fire accident that occurred on the 3rd of April, 2017 at around 9:00am.”
The notice added that “this unfortunate incident left about 2,000 people, including women and children homeless. This statistic indicates approximately 468 school pupils including the upcoming National Primary School Examination (NPSE) school pupils.”
Sia Finnoh ended: “President Sahid and his executive thought it fit to help in their own little way as Social Workers by donating some school materials to the affected school pupils, especially those that await the N. P. S. E this month.”
It can be recalled that Sahid Bangura was recently part of the entourage of the Honourable Minister Dr Sylvia Olayinka Blyden tour of disaster in Mile 91. The ministry under her leadership is strengthening ties between the university and social services.
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