Kogi head teach­ers con­fer award on Gov. Wada

Daily Trust - - JOBS & CAREER - From Nu­rudeen Oye­wole, La­gos

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.

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