The President of the Bong Technical College (BTC), Dr. John F. Flomo, has urged adults of the Alfalit International Literacy program to forge ahead in learning how to read and write English.
Dr. Flomo, also an adjunct professor at the Cuttington University (CU), made the comment during the recent closing program of Alfalit International Liberia.
The BTC president, who spoke on the theme, “The Importance of Education,” appealed for support to the Alfalit Adult Literacy Program to help those who are yearning to read and write.
He further encouraged the graduates to explore other opportunities available to them.
During the closing program, 376 learners comprising of women were awarded certificates for completing the first term.
He told the graduates that his parents were illiterate to the extent that they could not recognize a single letter, but they sent him to school to acquire a good education.
The Managing Director of the Liberian Observer Corporation (LOC) and publisher of the Daily Observer, Kenneth Y. Best, also encouraged the graduates to continue pursuing their education.
In remarks, Coordinator of the Upper Montserrado Alfalit International Centers, Dennis Boakai, disclosed that the certificates awarded to the graduates were approved by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
During the graduation ceremony, some of the graduates testified about the usefulness of the adult literacy program in their lives.
Other graduates also performed some activities relating to what they learnt to the delight of the audience.