Association set to renovate alma mata for improved academic performance
The Old Students’ Association of Government Secondary School, Godogodo in Kaduna says plans have been concluded to reposition the college in a bid to improve academic activities.
Compass Times reports that the old students reached a resolution in giving their school a facelift during a general meeting convened at the college premises in Jema’a Local Government Area in Kaduna.
Prof. Sule Yashim, of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria who is Chairman of the interim leadership, said the meeting was necessitated following concern of the Old Students to look at matters that would improve the standard of education in the school.
“Asides providing us the opportunity to meet again after many years, we will also consider issues that relate with where we are today, what are the matters of immediate concern and the way forward.
“It is our hope that at the end of this meeting, we would have chatted a formidable way forward that would improve the standard of the school,” he said.
In her remark, Mrs Lydia Yohanna, Principal of the senior section of the school, expressed delight over the meeting, while hoping that the deliberations and resolutions reached at the end of the meeting would be fruitful.
She appealed to the association to assist the school in the area of furniture, renovation of the entire structures in the school with perimeter fencing.
Mr Jonathan Lanjo, the pioneer head boy of the school who graduated in 1984 described the meeting as timely as it had provided a rejuvenating feeling.
“Let us leverage on this meeting to further consolidate on our togetherness and build relationships that would make us forge ahead.
“It is my hope that at the end of the meeting, we would produce the leadership of the old students’ Association and also brainstorm on ways to improve the lot of our dear school,” he said.
Mr Peter Averik, Chairman of the Jema’a Local Government Area, who is also a pioneer students of the school, advised the newly constituted interim leadership of the association to prioritise the needs of the school in handling and solving them.