Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi
The Baptist Royal Academy (BRA), Bauchi has commended Senator Ali Wakili for donating laboratory kits to the school to improve science education.
Addressing the speech and prize-giving ceremony of the school to mark the end of the 2015/2016 academic session, the Chairman of the school Board, Mr. David Ayodele, said the senator’s gesture is the first of its kind in the school.
He also described Wakili, who represents Bauchi South Senatorial Zone as a detribalised Nigerian and a true patriot, whose passion for education should be supported and emulated by all politicians in the quest to improve the standard of education in the state.
Ayodele appealed to other law makers from the state to assist the school library with current textbooks to encourage the reading culture among students, adding, “an equipped and well stocked library will promote reading culture and deter students from spending too much time browsing, chatting, and exposure to websites that could corrupt their minds.”
In his remarks, the PTA Chairman of the school, Mr. Emmanuel Asagha, who received the laboratory kits on behalf of the management, called on people in privileged positions to contribute to the development of education in view of the paucity of funds most private school managements are currently battling with.
He also appealed to parents that are indebted to the school to settle their debts to enable the management continue with the ongoing upgrade of facilities in the school.