By Stephen Adeleye
Lokoja, Dec. 3, 2020
The LGEA Nursery and Primary School Lokongoma, Lokoja, on Thursday celebrated her 10th Graduation, and Prize Giving Day ceremony in a grand style.
She, however noted that Miss Wosila Abdullahi, who was supposed to be among the graduating learners, lost her life in the Felele tanker inferno alongside with her sister, Faiza Abdullahi of Primary Five; a minute silence was observed for them.
She enumerated some of her achievements in the school on her assumption of office since November 4, 2019 as head teacher.
According to her, the achievements include: renovation of school borehole, payment of outstanding NEPA bills, provision of security light, repair and provision of Dual desks for learners, among others.
She noted that the school was still having challenges in the area of completing the perimeter fencing, security, additional block of four classrooms, furniture for learners and total renovation of the school.
Also speaking, the Chairman of the Parents Teachers’ Association (PTA) of the school, Mr Isaac Wambebe, thanked the head teacher and teachers for their commitment and resilience in taking care of the pupils especially in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
Wambebe further thanked parents for their support and understanding while urging them to be more involved in PTA meetings where some critical decisions were being taken.
Afolabi appealed to government to wake up to their responsibilty by ensuring that their teachers were paid their full salary.
”We are appealing to the government to pay our teachers their full salary”, she said.