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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has stated that the success recorded by Princess Adeja International College, Gboko, at national competitions was an indication that boundless positive possibilities existed in the state.
He spoke when the Proprietor and Principal of the school, Mr. Sam Davies, led a delegation of students and staff to pay a courtesy call on him at the Benue Peoples House, today.
“The success of Princess Adeja indicates that gold and boundless other opportunities exist in Benue State if our people can be creative,” he stated.
“Here we have a partner for the development of the state,” adding that provision of grants has been made in the 2016 budget for private initiatives and that the school will be a beneficiary.
Governor Ortom promised to provide a bus for the school and also ease its electricity challenges.
He urged the people of the state to emulate the winning streak of the school by deploying their creative talents to areas in which they had capacities and opportunities.
Earlier, the Proprietor and Principal of the school, Mr Davies stated that the school came tops of national competitions for schools in Nigeria for three successive years from 2013 to 2015.
He said part of the success strategy of the school was to keep its population low with only 35 students per class.
According to him, the school which started in 2004 has grown to a population of 165 and requested assistance to tackle transportation and electricity challenges.