Lawyer Tasks Parents On Good Foundation

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Parents and guardians have been advised to give their children and wards good educational
foundation for them to excel.

A legal practitioner, bar. Amglad
Amabibo gave the advice while speaking as Chairman at the end of year party of
the Wisdom Child International group of Schools, Borikiri, Port Harcourt on
Saturday.

Bar. Amabibo said children as leaders
of tomorrow and assets from God deserved all parental care, adding that with
better educational background, the sky would be their limit.

He lauded the school authorities for
their educational programmes aimed at giving the children academic excellence,
and enjoined them not to relent.

The Chairman also called on parents as
stakeholders to assist in sharing the challenges of the school, and thanked all
for making the day a huge success.

In his speech, the Special Guest of
Honour, Dr. Steve Ogan, who spoke on the topic: “Developing a vision for your
children” called on parents to have a vision for their children as well as
teachers to play their role as local parential care, describing vision as a
mission, blessing, a picture of gold, and a desire for a dream,

Dr. Ogan, a lecturer at University of
Port Harcourt harped on diligence, hardwork, heartwork, homework, healthwork,
leavensork and spiritual work for the children describing women as a crown of
vision.

Quoting from the book of Psalm 127, he
said children are life heritage and seeds to be planted on a good soil,
enjoining all to take good care of their children.

Also speaking, the Chairman, Parents,
teachers Assocation (PTA), Mr. Iyalla Seleye Fubara said the occasion afforded
parents opportunity to interact and further charged the teachers not to relent
in their efforts to bring up the children educationally, spiritually and
morally, and thanked all parents for their commitment to the progress of the
school.

In his remarks, the Director of the
School, Pastor Stanley Daopuiye noted that the end of year party was organised
to show appreciation to parents for the patronage and show of loyalty,
stressing that with their co-operation, the management would continue to give
the children the best in the coming years, and thanked all for their support.

Pastor Daopuye however wished them a
merry Xmas and prosperous new year in their endeavours.

Highlights of the day was a drama presentation titled “Fate of Opuama’
that won the first prize during the 2012 National festival for Arts and Culture
NAFEST in Ilorin, Kwara state for the school, a game on “I know my spouse”,
which was won by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Ihediohamma and Hon. And Mrs. Ibibia
Jackson as the runner-up.