The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to repositioning Federal Unity Colleges across the nation.
This was disclosed by the Director Basic and Secondary Education Department, Federal Ministry of Education, Mrs Anne Okonkwo, who was represented by the Deputy Director (Unity Schools), Mrs Angelina Obiageli.
Speaking during the 39th annual speech and prize giving day of the Federal Government College, Okigwe, Mrs Okonkwo noted that the Federal Ministry of Education required the collective will of all and sundry to move the education sector forward.
She said Unity Colleges across the nation have remained reference points of academic excellence in secondary school education, and that many old students of the school have distinguished themselves in various fields of human endeavour.
Mrs Okonkwo congratulated the principal, management, staff and students of the college for living above board, and urged them not to relent on their efforts, just as she said the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of education would continue to provide the enabling environment for the college to achieve its set goals and objectives.
She noted that the FGC, Okigwe, has distinguished itself because of its several landmark achievements.
In her speech, principal of the college, Dr. Mrs J. A. Ezemoka, gave a brief history of the college, noting that FGC Okigwe has continued to maintain zero tolerance for indiscipline.
She lauded the Federal Government and members of the Parent-Teacher Association, as well as old students of the college for their contribution to the college.