By Stanley Onyekwere
The Association of Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) has over the years enhanced the attainment of good secondary education for the overall national development, according to ex President of the FCT Chapter of the Confederation, Malam Abdulkarim Abdulrahim.
Abdulrahim, who is the immediate past leader of ANCOPSS in FCT, said the Confederation is leading a crop of Professionals who are disciplined , committed and dedicated.
During the Association’s Congress, held at Government Secondary School, Jabi, the ex President said his tenure recorded sterling achievements as well as challenges over the last four years.
He explained that the Association is one that is ethically focus to ensure the teaching and learning process in all the schools is not compromised.
On his achievements during his farewell address, he stated that,when he took over, the executives mapped out strategies in which issues in the Education sector will be placed in the frontburner above self interest.
He commended the executive members under his leadership for delivering on their mandate while putting in place a dynamic ANCOPSS leadership as well as building people who are passionate about the profession and will always be ready to sacrifice their time.
He outlined his achievements to include Opening of temporary FCT ANCOPSS Secretariat for proper coordinator of it’s activities, purchase of ANCOPSS official vehicle,first in the history of the Association, introduction and commencement of FCT ANCOPSS saving scheme, non indebtedness both at the Zonal and National levels.
Also, appointment of Zonal coordinators to ensure spread across the zones for improved activities , effective distribution of Covid-19 kits to FCT Schools,Production of FCT ANCOPSS Sport wear and refurbishing of vehicle donated by NUT to FCT ANCOPSS with robust engagement with stakeholders to move education forward among others.
He added that all these and many more were possible through their undiluted support and goodwill he and the executives enjoyed, he therefore urged them to extend such to the incoming executives .