Written by Sarah NEGEDU

Korea to hand over school to FCTA

The Government of the Republic of Korea said it is ready to fully hand over the Nigeria Model School, Abuja, to the Federal Capital Territory Administration for onward management of the ultra-modern facility.

A statement signed by the Special Assistant to the FCT Minister of State, Austine Elemue, disclosed that the Korea government has tentatively fixed September 26, 2019, as handover date of the school to FCTA.

Elemue, in the statement quoted the Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Major General In-Tae Lee (Rtd), as saying that high quality equipment have been installed in the school for teaching and learning comparable to any school in the world.

He said Ambassador In-Tae Lee while on a courtesy visit to the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, commended the FCT administration for its maintenance culture of public facilities.  

The minister on her part commended the Republic of Korea in promoting quality education in the territory.

She expressed the appreciation of the people of the territory to the government of the Republic of Korea for its contribution to the educational development of the nation's capital.

Aliyu used the occasion to task the Government of the Republic of Korea to replicate the quality of the model school established in Abuja in other states of the federation, noting that the best educational equipment are installed in the model school.

“I will like to use this opportunity to appreciate the Government of the Republic of Korea and International Cooperation Agency, KOICA, for their continuous collaboration and cooperation with the FCTA.”

The minister described the establishment of Nigeria/Model school as a proof of fruitful and beneficial bilateral relationship that exists between both countries.



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