Chief of Naval Staff Awwal Z. Gambo and Offa community in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State have applauded the giant stride of Naval Officers Wives Association (NOWA) Secondary School in Offa.
The naval chief hailed Governor AbdulRaman Abdulrazaq for the peaceful atmosphere in the state.
The military top brash said peace is a major contributor to the success of any developmental project.
Rear Admiral Gambo said this in Offa, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State at the inauguration of 12-bedroom girls hostel of Navy Officers Wives Association (NOWA) Secondary.
Represented by Director, Naval Education Commodore IA Ahmed, Admiral Gambo added that “I also want to use this opportunity to thank the stakeholders in the education community in the state.
“The success of NOWA secondary school is as a result of your support and patronage. The peaceful environment is a major contribution to any success and as such I most humbly thank Governor Abdulrazaq, local government area chairman and the Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi for the peace and continuous support.”
Oba Gbadamosi said the community was ready to assist any initiative that is progressive in the community.
Represented by the Ojomu of Offa, Chief Bayo Akinlola, the monarch said “Offa community is poised to support any developmental projects and initiatives championed by organisations and individuals that are progressive.
“We have proven to the world that we are a community of equity and Justice as enshrined in our ancestral panegyrics. The good people of Offa are grateful to NOWA for these projects in ameliorating the hardship of students while staying in school.”
Also, the immediate President of NOWA, Theresa Ibas said the project was borne out of the need to address the increasing accommodation problems of the students as well as improve students learning environment.