An educationist, Uloma Rochas-Nwosu have urged parents to ensure their children and wards get quality education that will prepare them for the task of leadership.
Rochas-Nwosu, who is the President, East High College, Owerri, Imo State gave the advice at the graduation and prize-giving day ceremony of the college, weekend.
According to her, the best way to invest in the future of children is to avail them the opportunity of good education that is tailored to instill morals and values, as well as leadership virtues.
She said the concept of the East High College was to provide the platform for the molding and equipping the child with the necessary knowledge and attributes needed to be a great leader.
Nwosu, who is also the proprietress of the Aretean said the idea of the school is to bring back culture and character to the educational system.
According to her, “the East High College is set to breed a whole new generation of leaders by reinforcing the need for responsibility, character and intelligence”.
The president who was represented by the Head of School, Shade Samuel, revealed how the school coped with its academic activities and remained strong despite the challenges of COVID-19.
According to her, beside following all the protocols and guidelines for the prevention of the dreaded disease, the school employed modern technology and thought the students how to stay safe.
She commended the parents for their efforts at home in safeguarding their children against the virus.
“We thank God these children are graduating today, it did not come so easy because we have to face several hurdles ranging from politics and COVID-19. It almost affected us but special thanks to our teachers and our new modern technology, with that we were able to surmount the troubles”, Nwosu said.
Highlights of the occasion was the award of honour presented to the best graduating, most behaved and neatest students/pupils.