By Raph Christopher
Doveland International Schools have marked this year graduation, speech and prize giving day, with a call on parents and stakeholders not to leave children upbringing in the hands of school alone.
The Executive Director, Doveland International Schools, Mrs. Justina Chukwu, at the graduation and award giving ceremony for class of 2018/2019 held at the weekend, said that nothing can replace the training by parents where good family values are inculcated early in the child’s developmental stage.
She enjoined parents to be relentless in partnering with schools in the upbringing of their children as fellow stakeholders in the advancement of any society.
According to her, parents should always liaise with teachers and administrators in schools, knowing that they, parents are key actors in progress of children education.
She also emphasized the need for parents to allow their children to complete the primary school as stipulated by the Federal Government.
The guest speaker at the event and deputy director in FCTA,Dr. Jumai Ahmadu, said schools can only offer corresponding value to children to enable them achieve their goals in life.
Mrs Ahmadu who noted that she was performing a first major task after graduating as a doctorate degree holder, stressed the need for children to always study to surpass their parents.
She urged children to aspire to acquire more knowledge and experience, by aiming for more with extra hard work, in order to achieve more in life.
On her part, the Mother of the Day, Mrs. Fatima Abdullahi, noted that school environment and the family form a strong community for raising children, who will become leaders.