CANKUZO October 12th (ABP) – The communal high school of Cankuzo, of the provincial directorate of education in this province, celebrated the Silver Jubilee on Saturday, October 9.
Those ceremonies were enhanced by the Minister of Communication, Information Technologies and Media, Mrs. Marie Chantal Nijimbere, and also saw the participation of the various service executives of the country, natives of the Cankuzo commune, a check on the site by ABP has revealed
As the director of that school, Mr. Pie Kanani, indicated, when it was created, it was located in the grounds of Muyaga parish with 38 students in the 1995-1996 school year.
He added that she moved to her own premises the following school year.
According to Mr. Kanani, the number of pupils increased over the years.
He said that this school now has more than 500 students and that more than 140 out of 304 students graduated and certified in the section of languages, sciences, economics and pedagogy have had a grade allowing them to enter universities during the course. for the past three years.
In addition, the schools of the provincial direction of education of Cankuzo including that high school face problems related to the lack of desks, books and latrines as reported by the provincial director of education in Cankuzo, Mrs. Jeanne Hakizimana.
As for the governor of Cankuzo province, Boniface Banyiyezako, he called on the natives of that province to combine efforts to intervene in the development of the province without setting aside the education sector. He wished the students of this school to go ahead and remember their home province regardless of where they live.
In her speech, Minister Nijimbere, at the same time native of the commune and province of Cankuzo, congratulated the old and new teachers and pupils for their contribution in the development of the school. She said that in the concerns of the state is the promotion of education and quality knowledge in the country, because, she explained, the youth is the future of the country.
Mrs. Nijimbere then urged the students to work hard in order to be successful. She called on the people to continue to protect themselves against covid-19 by observing the barrier measures prescribed by the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS. She finally gave chalk and sports materials composed of balls and their pumps, jersey and nets to that school.
The high school also received help with a laptop computer and balloons from former pupils. Note that certificates of honor were given to the various directors of that school.
The Burundi Head of State Evariste Ndayishimiye also received a certificate of honor for using 50 bags of cement he made at school when he was the national secretary of the ruling party.
On that occasion, 86 pupils from different sections were graduated and certified.