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Chairman lauds alma-mater for giving back to society

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By HOSEA NYAMLONG

THE executive chairman of Mangu Local Government Council, Hon. Mister Daput has described the Gindiri Old students Association (GOSA) as an alma mater that is a pace setter in terms of giving back to the society.

This was revealed in a press statement signed by Susan Jikop, Information Officer Mangu Local Government Council and made available to THE NIGERIA STANDARD recently in Jos, Plateau State capital.

The chairman made the assertion when he received leaders and organizers of this year’s Gindiri Old Students Association (GOSA) convention and the celebration of Boys Secondary School (BSS)at seventy(70) in his office.

Hon. Daput who was full of praises for the Gindiri Old Students Association for the monumental development they have brought to their schools, said their efforts would  not be in vain.

The chairman who is a product of the former Gindiri Teachers College, now COCIN Comprehensive College (GITCOSA), said what BSS and GHS old students are doing in the schools and the Nation is worthy of commendation and called on other old students association to emulate them.

He further enjoined them to shine the light wherever they find themselves as the motto of the school which is “For Light and Truth’.

Speaking earlier, the Leader of the team,Gen. John Tyemlong (rtd).said they were in his office to congratulate him on his victory at the polls and to inform him of the coming GOSA convention and re union service and the celebration of Boys Secondary School BSS at seventy(70).

Gen. Tyemlon, enumerated the achievements of the association which includes amongst others the construction of modern laboratories in the schools and the renovation of the assembly halls into a modern facility to suit the new age.

He said that the school had made them who they are today and so nothing is too big for them to give back to the school.

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