We’ II encourage girl-child education –Abaji LEA scribe
The Secretary of the Local Education Authority (LEA), Abaji Area Council, Dr Hassan Suleiman, said he will put measures in place to encourage girl-child education in the area.
Suleiman, who is also the National President of the Association of Education Secretaries of Nigeria (AESN), spoke on Saturday at the Graduation/Prize Giving Day of the Federal Government Girls College (FGC), in the area.
He said that he would meet with parents and enlighten them on the importance of girl-child education in the society.
The LEA secretary, who was the chairman of the occasion, congratulated the graduating students and urged them to be good ambassadors of the school.
He also thanked the management of the college, especially teachers, for imparting knowledge in the students.
The principal of the college, Hajiya Binta Tijjani Abdulkadir, said that students of the college were regular participants in extracurricular activities such as games, clubs and society meetings, among others.
“It might also interest my guests here to know that the college participated in a debate organised by the US Embassy in Nigeria, where our student, Eunice Torkula, emerged winner and she will be travelling to America for a three-week holiday in August this year,” she said.
She commended the ministry of education, Parents Teachers Association of the college and the school’s management committee for providing the needed facilities in the college.