Adamawa state indigenous students have been called upon to shape up their destinies by studying hard and excelling in their various courses of study.
The call was made by the state Deputy Governor Chief Crowther Seth when he received in audience the leadership and members of the National Union of Adamawa State Students on a courtesy visit at his office.
The Deputy Governor commended the students in the manner they conducted themselves, mentioned that bettering their lives is part of the 11 point agenda of the present administration.
He urged the students to follow the good footsteps of their parents so as to be worthy ambassadors of the state.
He reiterated that as future leaders they have a role in shaping their destinies by studying hard and excelling in their various courses of study.
He finally urged them to continue to support the administration’s drive in making Adamawa work again, promised that the present administration under the leadership of Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri rates education high.
Speaking earlier, the newly sworn-in President of the Union Comrade Gaddafi Hussein who led the delegation explained that their visit to the government house is to commend Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri for approving the sponsorship of 60 Adamawa indigenous students to study different professional courses in far away India.
Comrade Gaddafi mentioned that it became imperative for them to express their happiness by marching round Yola the state capital in solidarity with the present administration zeal towards improving the education sector in the state.
He revealed that the solidarity March was aimed at showing appreciation to the present administration for the assurances of the payment of scholarship allowances to students in tertiary institutions before the end of December.
The president also noted that since the emergence of Fintiri’s led administration, students in the state have started feeling the impact of the government, further described the Governor and his Deputy as leaders who value education.