It was a moment of ecstasy, exhilaration and nostalgia when students and teachers of the Government Secondary School Suleja, Niger state received August visitors on a Tuesday morning leading to an emergency assembly of students and teachers. The guests who are members of the BELLO 4 NIGERIA EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT PROJECT led by the initiator and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Political Matters, Omoluabi Bode Adeyemi were at the school to flagg off the 774 LGA educational materials support initiative, a project that intends to benefit more than one million primary and secondary school students in public schools with educational writing materials and scholarship.
The very excited Principal who incidentally was Governor Yahaya Bello’s Geography teacher, Mr Alh Olanrewaju Ajeigbe did not take 3 minutes to file hundreds of students on the assembly ground, for what he later in his speech described as the first time two assembly meeting will happen in the history of the school. The principal says he feel fulfilled and grateful to God to see his student become a Governor and now preparing to be President. He said that was his happiest moment in about 30 years of his teaching career. He reminded the students that he has always mentioned that he has produced great people from same school
In the same vein, the Zonal education inspector for Old Suleja zone Alh Yahaya who led the ream to receive the group says schools in Niger state have produced great personalities and more than one President of Nigeria and Governor Bello would be the next. He thanked the team for the wonderful initiative, hw said Governor is now towing the path of Gen Babangida in Niger state
While addressing the people, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Yahaya Bello on Political Matters and leader of the team expressed happiness and satisfaction with the reception accorded the team, he says the initiative is designed to assist students from poor homes across one school each in the 774 LGAs of Nigeria, he said it is a part of several laid down plan to put pressure on Governor Yahaya Bello to run for President of Nigeria, Omoluabi says the project is a multi-productive idea that will be bring about a symbiotic relationship that brings mutual benefits to all. He further stated that it is a self funded project solely to spread the image, personality and project 2023 in every household represented in each of the 774 secondary schools captured for the initiative.
The high point of the event was the announcement of scholarship award of Governor Yahaya Bello Prize for best Student in English, Mathematics and Accounting for SS3 Students which is also self funded by the team.
The team after leaving Niger state went to Chikakwere Junior School in the Bwari Area council where same joyful mood enveloped the atmosphere.
One after the other the students prayed for his success and also joined in the pressure for him to contest