By; SAMSON YAKI, Lafia
The Nasarawa State Government, has commended Keffi Old Boys Association (KOBA) for carrying out total renovation of eight classrooms with two offices in Government College Keffi.
The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hajiya Fatu Jemaita Sabo gave the applaud during the commissioning and handing over of the one-storey building to the authority of the school in Keffi.
The commissioner, who spoke through Audu Ohimegye, the college principal, expressed joy and satisfaction with the renovation work and other giant intervention in the state’s education sector by KOBA while calling on other old boys’ associations to emulate KOBA in supporting the government towards improving the standard of education in the state.
The commissioner revealed that the state has over four hundred public schools, hence the need for all to support the government to address some emerging challenges in the sector.
On his part, the President General of KOBA, Engr. Edward Ujege, who was represented by KOBA Secretary General, Mr. Sam Israel said the renovation of the form five (5) block edifice was carried out by KOBA set 23 in their effort to contribute to their alma mater.
In his speech, Chairman of the old students of Government College Keffi set 23 who undertook the renovation project, Mr. Benedict Dingba enjoined the school management and students to guard it jealously in their interest and for the overall development of the education sector.