“Taraba Police children School is committed to ensuring standard” – Mrs Reubem
Jethro Yerga, Jalingo
The Head Teacher, Police Children School Jalingo, Taraba State Capital City, Mrs Juliana Reuben, has assured that the Police Children School would continue to do it best towards ensuring that the standard which it is known for, is sustained
Mrs Reubem stated this why addressing guests at the occasion of the second graduation, passing-out parade, Speech and Prize-giving ceremony of the school, held at the school premises in Jalingo
She noted that Nigeria Police Force Education offers complete universal educational services as a systems unit and the Police Children school Jalingo, been part of the component would not derail from the system but would continue to give its children the best quality education in an environment of discipline.
“All you need in today’s education, you are sure to find in police schools. We insist on discipline in our schools because, anywhere discipline is lacking, standard and orderliness is compromise. Academic excellence can only be achieved through discipline of the body and mind. Once you breed disciplined children, you are at the same time, breeding disciplined citizens and leaders for our nation.
“The Police Children School Jalingo, stands out among the best schools in Taraba state for its consistent academic progress and discipline. What you have seen and what you will see at this ceremony, is enough to tell you that we are here for a serious task of educating your children for a brighter future”. She stressed.
The Head Teacher who said the school fees of the schools was relatively cheap compared to other private schools around, applauded the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of the school for initiating and supporting the school through various projects including provision of creches for the full-time play class of the school.
She also appreciated the commissioner of police, CP Yusuf Suleiman and SP. John Shehu, who is the Officer-in-Charge of Police Medical Services Jalingo, for their support for the school
While highlighting some of the challenges staring the school in face towards its effective operation, the Head Teacher identified the urgent need to renovate 2-block of classrooms, the need to acquire the school ceremonial or parade dresses and the need to have a school bus. He solicited for support, both financially and materially, to enable them address the challenges for the development of the school.
Also speaking at the occasion, the Taraba State Commissioner of Police, CP Yusuf Sulaiman, congratulated the graduating pupils and urged them not to derail from all they had learn during their stay in the school.
The Commissioner who was represented by the Area Commander in the state, E K Adekunle, applauded the management and staff members of the institution for doing so much on preparing the pupils, saying that the pupils would perform excellently well in their future tasks judging by what he had seen at the occasion
Earlier, the outgoing Head girl, Bilkisu Sani Usman and the Head boy, Daniel Luka, all appreciated their parents, the school management and their teachers for their selfless services towards ensuring that their future was shaped towards greatness.
The duo advised their junior school mates to keep the spirit of hard work and commitment to studies so that they would succeed in life
Our reporter gathered that the Jalingo Police Children School is the first para-military school to be established in Taraba state. The School, which is part of Welfare Scheme for the children of serving and retired officers of the Nigeria Police Force as well as children of civilians within the host community, was founded in 2017
A total number of 26 pupils graduated at the occasion while 33 pupils from the Nursery Section where billed to be moved in to the primary section of the school.
Highlight of the occasion was display of guard on parade, nursery rhymes, cultural display, presentation of Awards and Prizes to the deserving pupils, teachers and other distinguished personalities.