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Turkish embassy renovates, equips science complex at GSS Wuse Zone 3



Turkish embassy renovates, equips science complex at GSS Wuse Zone 3

By Maureen Okon

The Turkish Embassy in Abuja on Thursday commissioned a newly renovated and equipped laboratory complex at the Wuse Zone 3 Government Secondary School (GSS), Abuja.

Mr Hidayet Bayraktar, Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, commissioned the project, which included four painted classrooms, a 50 kg generator set installed, new inventories donated and all of the fully renovated laboratories.

The Nigerian News Agency reports that the renovation was carried out in collaboration with the FCT Secondary Education Council (SEB) and was completed within two weeks.

The envoy said that the renovation of GSS Wuse 3 has made it an exemplary school in the FCT, after the diligent renovation carried out by TIKA, a Turkish NGO, and SEB, in a short period of time.

“The resort is beautiful, thanks to the dedication and hard work of those who made it happen; we as turkish people have always been drawn to the wonderful culture and people of nigeria.

“The cultural and interpersonal bridges that we have established have brought us together on the common ground of humanity, and education is the powerful engine of the future and would be one of the most powerful weapons for the sustainable development of the world. ‘Africa.

“Education is often seen on the political agenda as a transformative goal in achieving goals, Turkey supports and undertakes all efforts to promote education, which is essential for realizing human potential.

“Turkish institutions and NGOs have played a leading role in education on the continent as our ties with Africa deepen,” Bayratar said.

CTF Permanent Secretary Mr. Olusade Adesola said the investment is expected to have a drastic multiplier effect on the beneficiary school and CTF residents in general.

“A refurbished laboratory complex fully equipped with state-of-the-art gadgets and materials meeting international standards and student walkway landscaping by Turkish Embassy, ​​measured 1,365 square meters here in GSS area 3 Wuse, the capital of our country.

“The investment is expected to have a drastic multiplier effect on the host school and CTF residents in general.

“It is undeniable that this landscape has undoubtedly enhanced the face of the school, thus raising the tone of the school to a formidable level,” said Adesola, represented by Mr. Udo Atang, Acting Secretary of the CTF education.

He added that with the gadgets installed in the refurbished lab complex, the GSS Wuse 3 had been “positioned for later graduate students who could potentially choose careers in medicine, nursing / midwifery, engineering. and in technical professions with various vocations.

“By bringing the school laboratory to a modern status, the challenge of the shortage of manpower in the medical and technical fields, which the territory urgently needs and which has been one of the main political axes of the current leadership of the CTF has been substantially resolved ”.

He assured that the CTF administration would continue to provide quality education to teeming Nigerian youth. “We believe that by doing this, we will equip our citizens to effectively contribute their quota to national development.

Dr Yahaya Muhammed, President of FCT SEB, said the newly commissioned refurbished and equipped laboratory complex was one of many initiatives by the Turkish Embassy to promote quality education in Nigeria, in especially in the FCT.

He added that SEB’s goal was to create a strong, serene and well-equipped learning environment for students in the federal capital.

The highlight of the ceremony was a cultural dance performed by students of GSS Wuse 3, who performed dances from various ethnic groups in Nigeria including Niger Delta, Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, Tiv, Gbgyi and the Nupe, showcasing Nigeria’s unity in diversity.

Source: NAN

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