Minister Bush Attends Saint Teresa's Convent Student Government's Induction.

Minister Bush attends St. Theresa's Convent Student Government's Induction on March 26, 2015.
Minister Bush attends St. Theresa's Convent Student Government's Induction on March 26, 2015.
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Monrovia; Thursday, March 26, 2015: The Minister of Transport, Hon. Angela Cassell Bush has said investment in female education is paramount to the growth and development of Liberia. Minister Bush made the statement on Thursday, March 26, 2015, when she served as Guest Speaker at program marking the induction ceremony of the Student Council Government of the Saint Teresa’s Convent Catholic School in Monrovia.  


In a special message, Minister Bush admonished the students to remain focused and studious in their quest for quality education in order to prepare them for future tasks. She also urged the students to exhibit high degree of honesty in everything they do and should learn to follow instructions from their parents and teachers to enable them take the mantle of authority in the discharge of their future responsibilities that would eventually impact Liberia and the world at large.

The Transport Boss expressed special thanks and appreciation to the student leadership for her selection to serve as Guest Speaker at the induction program. “With God first, my days at the Saint Teresa’s Convent Catholic School had prepared me to sustain successes and contribute enormously to the growth and development of Liberia”, Minister Bush emphasized.


In an exclusive interview with the Heritage Newspaper, Minister Bush called on her fellow Alumnae of the Saint Teresa’s Convent Catholic School and philanthropists to make meaningful contributions that would help actualize the students’ projects at the school. She said over the decades, males have dominated leadership roles in Liberia and it is now time for parents to pay attention to female education. “The more we prioritize and support female education in Liberia; we opt to develop a society that would advance the sustainability of women’s participation in national decision making process”. Minister Bush said.


In her inaugural address, Student Angel H. Aboah, President-Elect extended special thanks and appreciation to fellow students for her victory and promised to justify the confidence reposed in her. She said her leadership will ensure a ‘Student-Faculty-Partnership Approach to help discuss and address the plights of students at the Saint Teresa’s Convent Catholic School. The students inducted were: Angel H. Aboah, President, Kadiatu Swaray, Vice President, Olivia Livingstone, Speaker, Joyce Sampah, Secretary, Khadijah, Financial Secretary, Anita Jallah, Chaplain and Mac-lain Sumo, Treasurer respectively.


The program which was attended by Government Officials, Parents, Students and the Members of the Media was held on the main campus of the Saint Teresa’s Convent Catholic School on the UN Drive in Monrovia.