Students residing in the Kanifing Municipality today joined the striking teachers. They stormed the streets demanding that the teachers should be back to class to teach them. Classrooms were abandoned, as students marched on the busy road of the Kairaba Avenue.
” Some students were demonstrating this morning from Serrekunda through Westfield then on Kairaba avenue up to the post office junction after Qcell. They turned right towards MDI,” said an eyewitness.
” The police have appeared and talking to the student leaders. I can sight ONE THE SENIOR POLICE COMMISSIONERS MALANDING CEESAY TALKING TO them. The students are chanting ‘WE NEED TEACHERS.” They also have small placards reading “ We need teachers,” he added.