Eleme Chair, Hon. Obarilomate Ollor Congratulates Archdeacon Brown Education Centre’s (ABEC) Graduands.

ABEC group of schools remains committed to its desire to raise global leaders ~ Dame Ibim Semenitari.

– The 22nd Graduation / Award Giving Day of the
Archdeacon Brown Education Centre Nursery and Primary School, Woji Town, Port Harcourt.

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The executive chairman of Eleme Local Government Area, Hon. Obarilomate Ollor, DSSRS has congratulated the graduating students of Archdeacon Brown Education Centre Nursery and Primary School, Woji Town, in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area.

In his remark at the 22nd Graduation / Award Giving program held today, Hon. Obarilomate commended the management of the school for sustaining an enviable standard and charged the students to pursue their dreams beyond borders.

“As someone who loves little children, I am happy to be here, I love to see children perform as great as they are doing today.
I am proud of the ABEC Head Boy and the entire students, they have truly proven the quality standard you have here.” – Eleme chairman said.

The executive director, Archdeacon Brown Group of schools, Dame Ibim Semenitari in her goodwill message urged the graduating (Nursery and Primary School) students to nurture their dreams and adhere to all they have leant in the school.

Dame Ibim Semenitari
charged the graduands to hold fast to the core values of the school, which is centered on ‘LEARN’ – Lead, Excel, Achieve, Respect, and Nurture.

She furthermore said the ABEC group of schools will remain committed to its desire to raise global leaders who will be problem solvers.

“The Chairman of today’s occassion and our most boved PTO chairman, Mr. Perry Agada, Our special guest of honour, my brother the Executive Chairman, Elem Local Government Area, Hon Obarilomate Ollor, Administrative Manager, ABEC group of schools, Pastor Stephen Kolawole Olanegan, HM Mrs. Sandra Enyinnya and other school heads, Registrar, our special guests of honour today – graduating class of 2023, beloved and distinguished parents, our hardworking and amazing faculty and staff, beautiful and priceless pupils of Archdeacon Brown Education Center N/P school, it is with a heart full of joy and gratitude to the Almighty God that we celebrate our class of 2023 today. To God be all the glory.
The challenges of our world today make it an uphill task to raise the next generation of leaders. Our children have to battle with a world that is nothing like the world we knew. The world is becoming less friendly. We are in a crowd yet many are lonely. The family unit is threatened as global socialisation has taken a totally worrisome change and God is gradually being redefined. Money and flashy lifestyles have taken front stage and those who insist on the old and time tested values of the bible and christianity are being challenged.
This is the world in which educators have to navigate to raise tomorrow’s leaders to have the right values of hardwork, faith, empathy. It is therefore heart warming when we are able by the help of God to raise children through the help of God and send them out prepared and established on Jesus Christ the solid rock. As privileged co creators with God, we have set a sure foundation, our dear parents we plead with you to continue as you have always done in setting the right building blocks on this foundation.
My dear parents especially those of our graduating class, we celebrate you. The work of raising these children would have impossible without your help, patience, commitment, love and care. Despite the challenges of a punishing socio political and economic environment you have spare no cost to care for your children. Let me assure you that the Almighty God will reward your labour and love and bless you indeed.
Our fantastic faculty and staff, words fail us to thank you for your dedication and commitment to these children. You may not know into what great oaks, these little acorns you have planted today will grow. God will honour and bless you. Relax and watch God raise your own children and bless you beyond your expectations.
My rubies, our graduating transition class, Chioma Ruby, Iyanuoluwa, Deborah and Beauty, now you are moving to the next level. I am sure you are very excited. We are too and we cannot wait to see you shine as the stars you are in your primary classes. We are very very proud of you and celebrate you
Now to my dear unbeatable class of 2023, how time flies. Not too long ago, we received you into our school community, tiny delightful tots with so much ahead of you.
Today we bid you farewell, all grown up and so much wiser. Our hearts are filled with gratitude to the Almighty God who made today possible. Although we are sad to see you leave our warmth and embrace to the more challenging secondary school environment, we are confident of the foundations we have laid and the amazing future we know that God has waiting for you.
To our graduating 5th graders, David and Abigail. You will now become our Alumni; a new form of relationship as you continue with your studies, do not forget your foundation and the things we have taught you here at Archdeacon Brown Education Centre Nursery and Primary School.
Here we have taught you to focus on the Almighty God alone and to trust in Him. Do not veer off this path. Remember our school motto: On Christ We Build. indeed Christ is our corner stone and all those who build on Him will always come out tops no matter what.
Here we have also taught you the values of hard work, patience, good neighourliness and resilience. Please do not forget them. Hold fast to our core values – LEARN. Lead, excel, achieve, respect and nurture. Nurture your dreams and work hard and you will be great. We will continue to pray for you.
Congratulations on graduating and here’s to your next adventure! Soar beyond borders and we will be here praying for you..” – Dame Ibim Semenitari said.

The Chairman of the occasion who doubles as the School PTO. Chairman, Mr. Perry Agada, the school chaplain, and the school head Mistress Mrs. Sandra Enyinnaya and other school heads, all congratulated the graduands, and prayed for them, and gave them words of advice.

The graduation ceremony featured; an academic procession, hymns, prayers for graduands, dance, songs, a talk show, a science presentation, awards, and prize giving, a choreographic display, and an applauding valedictory speech by the outgoing Head Boy.

Archdeacon Brown Education Centre Nursery and primary school, Woji Town is a branch of the prestigious and highly reputable Archdeacon Brown Group of Schools with Sir Gabriel T.G. Toby as the Chairman, Dame (Dr.) Christie Toby (MD/CEO ABEC Group of Schools) and Dame Ibim Semenitari as the Executive Director.


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