"Education Extends Beyond Text Books" - DEPOWA President, Mrs Oghogho Musa Charges Youths on Good Character For Life Success

The President of the Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA), Mrs. Oghogho Musa has urged youths to reflect on the valuable lessons they have learned within the walls of school and remember that education extends beyond text books.

Mrs Musa gave this charge on Friday 8th August 2023 at the Speech and Prize Giving Day of the DEPOWA Daycare Nursery, Primary and Secondary School, Mogadishu Barracks, Abuja.

The DEPOWA President who extended her deepest joy for the achievements of students has exhibited throughout their educational journey tasked them on character, adding that the development of their character will determine their success in life.

"You have conquered challenges, embraced growth and emerged as shining examples of what can be achieved through hard work and perseverance.

"To my graduating students, you should know that character stands for; Compassion, Honesty, Accounting, Adoptability, Trustworthiness, Responsibility, Courage, Empathy, and Respect." She noted.

She further commended exceptional staff of DEPOWA Schools who have worked tirelessly over the years to provide the pupils and students with a nurturing, inspiring and intellectual stimulating environment for learning.

"They have been their guides and mentors who have invested time and expertise in helping them grow both academically and personally. We hereby recognize their unwavering commitment and dedication to the success of these pupils and students.

"To our esteemed parents, we thank you for trusting us tocarry on this journey over the years with your beloved children. Your guidance and sacrifices have indeed played a vital role in shaping their character and providing the foundation for their success.

"Finally, I make bold to say that as the 15th President of DEPOWA, I remain resolute to ensuring the provision of quality education in the DEPOWA Daycare Nursery, Primary and Secondary School because education is the most powerful weapon which could be used to change the world." she stressed.

Mrs Musa also extended heartfelt congratulations once again to the graduates, saying may their future be filled with endless possibilities and happiness. "I have no doubt that you will create a future that is bright, impactful and inspiring."

Highlight of the event were presentation of Spoken words, dance and Prize to best graduating students, music and presentation of souvenirs to graduating students. 

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