| Haji Mohd Zaide Haji Damit |
SOME 24 former students of Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien College between 1970 and 1971 attended a reunion at the Tarindak d’Polo Restaurant, Royal Brunei Polo and Riding Club in Jerudong.
The reunion was organised by Dato Paduka Col (Rtd) Haji Jumat bin Haji Zakaria together with a few friends.
The reunion began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by a welcoming speech from Dato Paduka Col (Rtd) Haji Jumat who was the chairperson of the event. He expressed his happiness and saw the good turnout, an indication of the bonds of friendship.
The event continued with a Tahlil for those who have passed away.
Among the attendees were former Brunei-Muara District Officer, Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yussof bin Haji Abu Bakar as well as former Deputy Commissioner of Police, Dato Paduka Haji Abd Ghani bin Omar.
The chairperson said this was the first time they held such gathering and hoped to see more being organised in the future.
The former classmates shared stories that brought back memories of their younger days.