St Joseph’s Minor Seminary Moulding Students Mentally, Physically, Spiritually – Administrator



The Diocesan Administrator of Zaria Catholic Diocese Very Rev. Father Michael Pius Kagarko has  said the  Seminary is doing proper formation to form someone physically, mentally and spiritually in order to become leaders of tomorrow.

He stated this at the St. Joseph’s Minor Seminary Zaria, during its Speech and Price Giving Day ceremony, held at the weekend.

Rev. Kagarko said that despite  security challenges,  parents chose to send their children to the seminary  to be trained for them to become something in life.

The administrator called for wider awareness to outsiders that they should send their children there as the rumours about the school is not true.

He advised the outgoing students to tell those outside the school about the progress so far achieved by the school academically and discipline wise.

In his remarks, the Chairman of the occasion, Mr. Augustine Orga charged  stakeholders and philanthropists to come forward and renovate the school’s dilapidated structures to a befitting edifice before the 60th anniversary which comes up in 2024.

Mr. Orga promised to be part of the anniversary if God spares his life. 

The chairman of the occasion advised the outgoing students to be good Ambassadors of the school by exibiting high sense of discipline and commitment to any assigned responsibility  in the future.

He said the sky is their limit as their journey has just begun in the learning process, despite completing the six years secondary education.

Also in his remarks, the Chairman Parents Teachers Association (PTA) Mr. Joseph Nashakyaa called on governments at all levels to urgently renovate, upgrade all facilities at the educational institution to standard for quality education.

The PTA chairman commended the management and  parents for making the ceremony a very big success despite numerous challenges.

The Special Guest of Honour, Dr. Williams Maina Tarfa congratulated the school’s management for the success recorded in transforming the school to its glorious position.

Dr. Tarfa said that St. Joseph’s Minor Seminary has now become a role model and the track record of academic excellence has since surfaced in the educational cycle.

Earlier in his welcome speech, the Rector of the school, Very Rev. Fr. Istifanus M. Katung said the school has been transformed academically and in discipline.

He called for collective efforts to improve and provide more infrastructure in the school to enable the students have a conducive atmosphere for learning.

During the ceremony, new prefects were presented, prizes were distributed to the deserving students and a fund raising launch was held towads the development of the school.



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