Deputy Governor, Professor Kaletapwa Farauta saluted the all round contributions of Air Force Comprehensive school Yola to the development of the state and the children, being the future leaders.
She gave the word of praise in her address during the 5th Graduation and 7th Speech and Prize Giving Day of the School, at the multipurpose hall Friday, August 4th, 2023.
Dr. Mary Augustina Vassumu who stood in for Professor, Kaletapwa Farauta reminded parents and guardians that education triggers national development and peace, hence the need for them to support the educational pursuit of their children and wards.
She drew the attention of the celebrants on the fact that dedication and commitment to their studies is key to success, even as she saluted the courage, doggedness and foresight to cite the Air Force Conprehensive School in Yola, which according to her added value to the policies and programs of the present administration towards rebranding the education system for good.
The deputy Governor further stressed that a community or nation will remain under develop without a quality education and the consiquences is enormous on socio-economic and political space.
Having applauded the school management and teachers for the way and manner they've handle the school activities, she encouraged the students to portray the good image of the school and be of good moral norms and values wherever they find themselves.
The Chairman of the occassion, Auwal Tukur who doubles as the Secretary to the State Government represented by Abraham Murbuge also thanked the Air Force for citing the school in Adamawa, saying it has helped in molding and shaping the future of the children.
He stressed the need for them to replicate the lessions and training acquired in the school as they forge ahead to the next level of their educational career.
The guest lecturer Dr. Kamarudeen Bello dwelt his lecture on "Developing sound minds through qualitative education", highlighting inadequate provision of facilities, out dated and irrelevant curricular, lack of commitment by teachers among others as some of the factors prevent against quality education.
The commandant, group captain Mustapha Garba had earlier, tasked the graduands to be of good character and be mindful of the company they mingle with.
He advised them to shun social vices such as drugs, indecent dressing, cultism, examination malpractice among other bad characters.
While thanking parents, guardians and teachers for their support and cooperation towards ensuring that the Children gets the best education they deserve, group captain Garba assured of their desire to continue providing an enabling learning atmosphere for the Children.
The event featured the presentation of gifts to the deputy Governor, Professor Kaletapwa Farauta, different presentations by the Children to the admiration of guests, unveiling of the 10th edition of the school magazine and presentation of gifts to deserving students.