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Nigerian Navy Primary School Graduate 76 Pupils For Secondary Education


Sep 11, 2021

The Nigerian Navy Primary School, Mobil Road, Apapa on Friday graduated and prepared 76 of it’s pupils for challenges that they may encounter in secondary school.

Speaking on the occasion, the Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT, Commodore Bashir Mohammed said that he was delighted the event took place in spite of the constraint occasioned by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

“To our graduands, I must say that your teacher’s have tried their best to prepare you for the challenges you will meet in secondary school.

“It is now your responsibility when you go to secondary school to make us and your parents proud.

“It is therefore deserving that I commend the resilience, hard work and endurance of the teachers and students in organising this graduation ceremony,” he said.

The commander said that the pupils had gained immensely from the school because they had been subjected to various classroom activities like early and late lesson in preparation for entrance examination.

“I, therefore, join you in thanking the Almighty God for making it possible to witness this day.

“I specially acknowledge and appreciate the sacrifices of your parents for providing all you need to study.

“My sincere appreciation also goes to the Head Teacher and teachers who work tirelessly to make your tomorrow better,” Mohammed said.

Also speaking, Lt. Amos Nkama, Head Teacher of the school expressed joy and happiness in graduating a set of intelligent pupils whom he described as future leaders and captains of industry.

Nkama said that the graduands were managers, officers and executives in the making that would one day, spear head the development and progress of our dear country.

“I congratulate these pupils for achieving this feat and I advise them to always uphold the part of intellectual excellence, discipline, loyalty and obedience that the school has taken them through.

“Remember to always remain good ambassadors of this noble school,” the head teacher said.

Nkama appreciated the hard work and efforts put in by his qualified teachers to ensure that all extra curriculum activities provided by the school were taught to the pupils.

“These activities will give the pupils endearing skills to surpass various challenges situation during the COVID-19 pandemic,” he said.

Nkama said that Cmdr. Mohammed organised an inter-debate and inter-quiz competition in August among the three Navy Primary Schools in Lagos State.

“I am also pleased to announce to you that our school came first in the competition,” the head teacher said.

Emmanuel Bandi, the Head Boy of the school said that he had come to see the school as his second home because he related mostly well with the staff and pupils alike.

“We all believe that this school has prepared us properly and adequately for the challenges that may come our way and we are most grateful for this.

“We are proud of our school and we promise to uphold all the endearing qualities bestowed on us as we transcend to the next phase of our lives,” Bandi said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 66 nursery pupils also graduated to primary school.

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