By Elkass I.L Sannoh
The Chairman of the All Works of Life (AWOL), who doubles as Youth Ambassador, Anthony Navo Jnr, on Friday donated the sum of Le10m on behalf of his organization to the National Union of Sierra Leone Students (NUSS) at an inauguration ceremony at the British Council Hall, Tower Hill, Freetown.
Mr. Navo also, as owner of Africa Young Voices Group (AYV), donated free publications and free airtime of the company’s two dailies and radio.
“As the sole owner of AYV newspaper, Ariogbo newspaper and AYV Radio 101.6 FM, I offer free publications and airtime to the National Union of Sierra Leone Students. And, as chairman of AWOL, meaning All Works of Life, I hereby donate the sum of Le 10,000,000 (ten million Leones) to the union,” said Mr. Navo.
The Hall turned up-side-down as many students who have been patiently waiting to see the Chairman of AWOL and owner of Africa Young Voices were not surprised for the donation but the manner in which he romanced with the secondary school pupils as well as tertiary students.
Mr. Navo said the donation is a further demonstration of AWOL’s commitment to the educational sector and the development of what he called our future leaders.
The occasion was the inauguration of the president elect of NUSS, Ibrahim Idrissa Mansaray, a Final Honours one student in the Department of Law at Fourah Bay College.
Mr. Navo officially handed over the mantle of Files to president elect of the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology, Foday Kuyateh, Thomas Moore of Fourah Bay College and hosts of other students.