The Development Queenmother of the Aveme Traditional Area, Mama Nutefeworla, has advised schoolchildren to study hard and resist all odds to achieve their desired dreams to make them mentally, economically and financially independent.
Mama Nutefeworla, who is a native of Aveme-Gborxome, but domiciled in the Delaware State in the United States of America (USA), made the statement when she presented sports kit to the Aveme-Gborxome D/A Primary School in the North-Dayi District of the Volta Region.
Protect natural resources
Known in private life as Miss Edem Mokpo Kumaga, Mama Nutefeworla, who is a serving officer with the America Navy, also advised children to respect their parents since it was the only commandment from God with a promise.
She called on the citizenry to value the country’s natural resources and help protect and safeguard it so that generations yet unborn would also benefit from such resources.
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The Paramount Queenmother of the Aveme Traditional Area, Mamaga Alorglo, urged the pupils to learn and avoid truancy.
Mamaga Alorglo, who is a retired educationist, called on the teachers to accept posting to communities where their services were most needed.
The Chief of Aveme-Gborxome, Togbe Tumfuo III, who is a teacher by profession, lauded the government’s free Senior High School (SHS) policy and advised parents to send their children, especially the girl-child to school since it was the best investment to make in life.
An assistant headteacher of the Aveme-Gborxome D/A Primary School, Mr Elvis Ameh, on behalf of the school, thanked the benefactor for the gesture.