Kogi head teachers confer award on Gov. Wada
The Kogi State Governor, Captain Idris Wada has been conferred with the ‘Award of Excellence’ by the State Chapter of Association of Primary School Head Teachers of Nigeria (AOPSHON).
Chairman of AOPSHON, Comrade Dominic Ondeku said the conferment of the award at a statewide workshop for head teachers in the state was anchored on the achievements of the governor in the area of prompt payment of salaries and construction of new class rooms across several local government areas of the state.
Captain Idris Ichalla Wada was born on the 26th of August 1950 in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State.
He was enrolled into Primary School in Dekina for his primary education. In 1963 he was admitted to the famous Government Secondary School Dekina for his post primary education.
He got a scholarship to study at the Federal Government College Sokoto where in 1970 he earned the Higher School Certificate.
In 1970 he enrolled at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Training Centre to begin his training. He was in Zaria till 1972 when he moved to the Air Services Training College, Perth, Scotland for the next phase of his training. Still in continuation of his training, in 1973 he moved to Burnside-ott Aviation College, Opa-Locka Airport Miami, Florida. It was in Florida that in 1976 he received his Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATP), thus becoming a full-fledged pilot and instructor.