Comrade Umar emerges Abaji FGGC PTA’s chairman.

The newly elected PTA executives of the PTA of the FGGC Abaji, take their oath of office shortly after the association election on Saturday, in Abaji.

Comrade Umar emerges Abaji FGGC PTA’s chairman.

By Sadiq Abubakar, Abuja.

Comrade Umar Mohammed Suleiman has elected as the chairman of the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Abaji area council of the FCT.

The electoral committee chairman, Nabol Dauda, who declared the result, said Suleiman emerged winner of the keenly contested PTA’s election on Saturday, amid tight security after he polled 91 votes to defeat his opponent, Mr Ogochukwu Nwankwo, who got 89 votes.

He said Mrs Bankole Bukola, emerged as Treasurer after she polled 152 votes to defeat her opponent, Hauwa Ismail, who scored 27 votes, while Okoye Emphraim, Ahmed Ishaku emerges PRO and vice chairman unopposed respectively.

However, the PTA election which held at the college multipurpose hall, was witnessed by the representative of the FCT permanent secretary Adesola Olusade and the college principal, Mrs Offokansi Ifeoma.

In his acceptance speech, the newly elected PTA chairman, Suleiman, appreciated parents for the confidence they have to elect him to pilot affairs the association for three years.

He promised to work with other executives of the association to improve on welfare of the staff and tackle of issues of security of the students, which he said are his part of his manifesto.

“And I want to assure all parents here that being an indigenes of Abaji, I will be accessible at all times to address any challenges that has to do with our children of this college,” he said.

Earlier in her welcome address, the principal of FGGC Abaji, Mrs Offokansi Ifeoma, thanked parents for the confidence to entrust the students in the care of the college management.

She informed the parents that the students have performed excellently well in the results of the BECE and WAEC 2022 external examinations.

The former PTA chairman of the FGGC Abaji, Mr Francis Ojoh, handover documents to the newly elected PTA chairman, Comrade Suleiman Umar
The former PTA chairman of the FGGC Abaji, Mr Francis Ojoh, handover documents to the newly elected PTA chairman, Comrade Suleiman Umar

She appealed to parents to adhere to the ban on private lessons from the ministry of education, even as she said introduction of remedial classes for the weak students had commenced.

The principal, therefore, congratulated the newly elected executives of PTA, while urging them to ensure they work in synergy with the college management for the betterment of the parents and students.

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