Bello Congratulates Best National School Administrator’s Award Winner 


Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has expressed his delight at the principal of Government Secondary School (GSS) Kubwa, winner of the best national School Administrator Award at the recent World Teachers’ Day event.

The Minister who played host to  the Principal, Mr. Musa Nuhu Zuru, and the Proprietress, Blooming Heritage Schools, Mrs Adedunke, Modupe Abiri, whose school also emerged as the country’s third best private primary school.

Their emergence, according to the Minister, reflects the outstanding level of education in FCT schools.

“I’m extremely proud of your successes,” the Minister continued, “particularly the achievements of our numerous kids in both public and private schools, who have been able to win awards and come out on top in competitions over the last few years.”

All of this is a reflection of the FCT’s educational system.

The Minister further stated that the overcrowding in some FCT schools is due to citizens of the Territory and even neighboring states’ faith in the FCT educational system, as seen by their persistent desire to enroll their children in them.

While pledging that the Administration will do all possible to maintain the high standards already in place in FCT schools, he also stressed the importance of collaboration among all stakeholders.

Belo said that, “All we need is to work together and make sure that the quality is maintained and then we at the policy making level will try our very best to ensure that funding and all the needed support is granted within what is feasible and what is possible”.

The Minister also commended the Permanent Secretary, the Secondary Education Board and the Department of Quality Assurance which supervises the activities of private schools in the FCT for their good showing on the national stage saying that it was as a result of the emphasis the FCT Administration has placed on the development of education in accordance with the agenda of the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

On the request of the Principal of GSS Kubwa for a new multipurpose hall, the FCT Minister directed that a new hall should be built in the school in time for the students to write the 2022 terminal examinations.

Earlier in a remark, Mr. Zuru, Principal, GSS Kubwa thanked the FCT Minister for providing the enabling environment that allowed FCT schools to excel adding that all required school facilities were provided by the FCT Administration.

Similarly, the Proprietress of Blooming Heritage Schools Mrs Abiri also commended the efforts of the Education Secretariat, especially the Department of Quality Assurance for their roles in ensuring the success of her school.

The FCTA Permanent Secretary, Mr Olusade Adesola as well as the Acting Secretary for Education, Alh Abdulrazak Leramoh and the Chairman FCT Secondary Education Board, Hon. Musa Yahaya all pledged to work harder to maintain the high standards of FCT schools and said that the achievements of the awardees will encourage other principals and teachers to put in their best.


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