By Gloria Amodu
Students at Saint Peters College, Idah have been urged to shun all forms of social vices, face their studies and be a good ambassador of the state and their school.
The Commissioner for Information and Communication Hon. Kinsley Fanwo stated this during a visit to St Peter’s College Idah.
Fanwo who disclosed that the GYB’s administration will never preach cultism and violence amongst youths in the state, said the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello is determined to build great leaders that will represent the state and must not be among those who will bring negative impact in the state.
He urged them to be their brother’s keeper as well as helping each another despite their different ethnic and religious background to succeed, adding that it will bring unity and progress in the land.
Fanwo also awarded one of the students at the College, Goodness Akwu from JSS 1B a six-term scholarship for his excellence participation towards answering his questions and urged the rest of the students to keep promoting the College and be good citizens that will keep the name of the state flying.
He commended the management of the school for their efforts in making sure the student attains good education especially in technological inventions, such as electrical car, bike and so on, saying that the GYB administration will continue to give the people the rightful Education and create empowerment program that will make them useful in the society.
Responding the Principal of Saint Peters College Idah appreciated the GYB administration for boosting the educational sector in the state and helping the younger generation to achieve better results academically.
He thanked the Governor for recognising the old boys from the College in his political appointments and appealed to the Governor to help renovate some of the class buildings and laboratory equipment to compete with other science schools in the state and Nigeria at large.
He added that the school have been winning good results in science exhibition at various competitions and assured that the school will continue to do its best in working hard with the GYBs administration to bring out the best in science and technology in the state.