The Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Akure, Ondo State has completed the construction of a new hostel worth N18.5million as part of its capital projects.
Besides, the institution dissolved its new executive committee and fixed fresh election into various offices for January next year.
The principal of the college, Mrs F.N. Ejikeme, who spoke at the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) meeting in Akure, said to accomplish the mission of admitting their wards into the college, there should be good judgment, devotion, hard work, resilience, self confidence and sense of purpose.
He said the Federal Ministry of Education had given permanent status to 10 casual teachers employed by the school PTA, stressing that the new employees are awaiting redeployment.
She said: “The college is still in need of teaching and non-teaching staff especially in the kitchen, security section, manual labour and some core school subjects.”
The principal said power distribution and supply had improved in the college, in addition to all the classrooms and dormitories that are now well lit.
She urged pupils to use the opportunity before them by working hard for higher performances.
“The college has also taken delivery of a 300KVA transformer previously promised by the Senator representing Central Senatorial District, Ayo Akinyelure,” Ejikeme added.
The principal urged parents to provide white plastic chairs, over head tanks, rehabilitation of senior dining hall, provision of doors and locks to classrooms and construction of blocks of classrooms, among others.
She said pupils were expected to obtain acceptable passing scores in at least eight subjects, including English Language and Mathematics in order to get promoted to the next class.
The PTA chairman, Mr Rotimi Okeowo, listed many achievements recorded by the administration including the completion of the new hostel project and recruitment of PTA Ad-hoc staff with regular payment of their bills, among others.
He urged parents to make meaningful contributions to the development of the college for more benefit.
Okeowo also enjoined parents to be punctual at meetings to facilitate development in the school and Ondo State at large.
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