South Africa: UThukela District Municipality held a three-day prayer sessions for all matric residing within the district. Speaker Cllr TY Nqubuka, accompanied by Cllr F Zuma, Ward Councillors and Youth Office, held a series of examination prayers in three different schools under each local municipality.
The first prayer session began at Njeza High School under Inkosi Langalibalele. It proceeded to Bhevu Secondary School under Alfred Duma and ended at uKhali High School under Okhahlamba local municipality on 28 October.
The UThukela District Municipality organized these kinds of prayers for a peaceful examination period and also encouraged all the learners to do well. Speaking at the session, Cllr Nqubuka sent an encouraging message to matriculants in all the schools.
She illustrated to learners that the journey they are travelling requires a tripartite relationship of the parent, the teacher, and the learner.
She then pleaded with the learners to respect and listen to their teachers so they could achieve their goals in life. She said the exam is the time to test how much knowledge the learner has acquired throughout the year. She then wished them well as they were commencing to write final examinations.
The Speaker also packaged some items which she gave to learners, such as sanitary towels, pens and rulers. These items are aimed at contributing towards ensuring that all learners get to school and write exams without any hindrances.
The response from the school heads showed enthusiasm, courage and a positive state of readiness. The Office of the Speaker wishes the Class of 2022 a positive final examination filled with energy.
After all, was said, Servant of God Pastor Maphalala brought everyone back to the essence of the day, which was the Word of God and Prayers. They also requested that parents pray for the children during this crucial period.