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Prof Goski Alabi Urged Students To Work Hard, Be Focused

Students of the Nungua Senior High School (SHS) within the Krowor Municipality, have been charged to be focused and work hard to achieve their dreams as future leaders in their respective communities.

Professor Goski Alabi, President of
Laweh Open University gave the advice during the 36th Speech and Prize Giving Day of the Nungua SHS in Accra, on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

Addressing the Students, Prof Goski, a former student of the school urged them to take their studies seriously so as to become good ambassadors to the school and the nation at large.

She said as students they must eschew truancy and laxity but strive to read their books so they could excel in their education.

Prof Giski Alabi

Using herself as a study case for the students to aspire higher, the University Professor said, they must develop the attitude of successful people by knowing what they want to be, doing what they have to do and must try very hard not to do things they don’t want to do.

With that, Prof Goski said they could be shining examples worth emulating by other students in the country.

While charging the students, especially the females to shun intimate relationship with the males, the University don believed each of them has the chance of becoming President of the Republic of they take their education seriously.

Prof Goski took time to narrate her own education history and how she became a student of the Nungua secondary school after her dreams of going to St Mary’s secondary school also in Accra.

Prof Goski Present award to a teacher

She further advised the students to be self-discipline and restrain themselves from social vices that could derail their future.

Headmistress of the School, Mrs Ellen Asare-Pepra said, the school performance has improved remarkably but admitted more effort was been done to ensure that the standard is sustained.

According to her, a number of interventions policies including regular meeting with heads academic departments, regular class test, workshops for staffs, punctuality to classes by both teachers and students, among of others were been implemented.

She noted that the challenges of teaching and the non-teaching staff the school experienced over the last year’s has also been improved.

Currently, the school permanent staff strength has been increased from 120 to 147, with an additional 17 National Services and five persons under the NaBCo programme.

In addition to that, a number of expansion projects including classrooms and sanitary facilities are also ongoing to improve quality teaching and learning.

Students awarded

Mrs Asare-Pepra, however, charged stakeholders of the school, including parents and guardians to continue to offer their support.

She acknowledged the Parent Teachers Association(PTA), the Ghana Education Services, Old Students groups of the school, and other donors for their contribution that kept the school running.

Nii Afotey, Nungua Stool Father who is also an old student of the school bemoaned of encroachment on the school land and urged management to take measures to protect whatever is left.
The event was graced by the 1994 year group of the Nungua SHS Old Students Association (NOSA,1994) that celebrated their 25th Anniversary as an association.

Some of the students who excelled in their academic work were given awards to serve as motivation and inspiration for others to study hard.

The school teaching and non-teaching staff were also honoured for their hard work and commitment to the duties.

Source: therepublicnewsonline.com /Felix Nyaaba

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