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Calvary school urges graduands to be good ambassadors

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By Gabriel Chy Alonta

Over 265 pupils and students of educational institute, Okpoko, in Ogbaru local government area of , have been urged to be of the as they graduated from the .

Orient Daily reports that out of the 265 graduants, 143 students were in senior secondary, 36 in junior secondary, 36 in primary 6, and 60 in nursery three.

The proprietor of the , Rev. Christian Anumoka, made the call during the 28th graduation ceremony held in Onitsha, the commercial hub of .

Anumoka reminded the nursery and primary pupils that the occasion was an end to a new beginning, urging them to brace up for the academic challenges ahead.

“For those of you at SS3, you are going into the world; be of this school. Bear in mind that the world is an interplay of possibilities of the good, the bad, the mediocre and the genius. A strong spirit coupled with morality and ingenuity will surely distinguish you from the crowd”, he advised.

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The proprietor, who regretted that government do not budget enough to the education sector despite UNESCO’s 26 per cent recommendation, called for improved funding of education and health sectors in the country.

He said government should support private individuals, who are willing to invest and improve the standard of education, stressing that it has become obvious that the government does not have solutions to the falling standard of education.

He expressed optimism that in the next ten years, primary and secondary schools run by  private government would be overtaken by private schools.

“I advocate that government should allow private proprietors to run the schools  while government pays salaries of the teachers”, he said.

The proprietor also urged government to reduce excessive taxation being imposed on private schools, remarking that such burden of taxation, invariably, are borne by parents.

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Earlier, the chairman of the occasion, Engr. Ken Ude, who spoke on the ‘Power of Opportunity,’ congratulated the for being privileged to be in the school, and urged them to tap from the unlimited opportunities thereto.

The , in their various remarks, thanked their teachers and the management of the school, assuring that they would represent the school well wherever they may go.

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