Yambio graduates over 20 teachers

By Gaaniko Samson Jerry

About 20 primary school teachers have graduated from Solidarity Teachers College in Yambio last week.

The teachers were awarded with Certificates in primary education after completing a two-year intensive training.

Sr. Margret Scott the principal of Solidarity Teachers College hailed the graduates over their maximum discipline.

The nun said it was a clear sign that they were ready to go and impart the knowledge in to the minds of the learners.

Speaking at the same event, Gbudue state Governor Badagbu Daniel lauded the administration of the Catholic Diocese of Tambura Yambio for establishing the College.

He said education was the only key to nation building and pledged commitment to maintain security in the state to allow children to go to school.

The governor urged the graduates to be the ambassadors of peace, adding that youths pursue their dreams in order to be better citizens.

The acting Director General of Education Mr Samuel Ikpiro urged the administration of the College to continue with the training program.

He said approximately there were 35,000 untrained teachers across the country and needed training.

Deng, one of the graduates said they were ready to deliver quality education wherever they would be employed.

He appealed to the authorities to maintain the prevailing peace in Gbudue state to allow children to access education.

“Without peace, parents cannot send their sons and daughters to school,” Mr Deng said.

This marked the third batch of graduation since the College was established five years ago.




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