Proprietress tasks parents on child’s development, welfare
To enhance the overall development of the child, Proprietress, Christ Our Banner International School (COBIS), Ajah, Lagos, Ada Omojiade has tasked parents to join hands with teachers and support them in the task of raising godly children.
Omojiade who made the plea at the graduation and prize giving ceremony of the school said although parents play vital roles in the life of their wards from infancy to adulthood, they must complement teachers’ efforts in raising balanced and responsible children.
According to her, children must be properly exposed to sound and qualitative education, good moral upbringing and a healthy environment in order to become responsible members of the society.
While restating the school’s commitment to grooming a new generation of purposeful leaders, the proprietress commended parents who had assisted the school since inception and rewarded them for their support.
In his remarks, chairman of the event, Mr. Henry Okpo commended the school management for its sound moral and academic standard and enjoined parents to partner with the school in the task of training the students.
Okpo reminded that since parents are the first teachers, they must ensure proper upbringing of their children to make teachers’ work less cumbersome; adding, “parents and teachers association of the school should work together for a better society.”