By Michael-Jude Nwolisa
The newly appointed principal of Community Secondary School Abba, Mrs. Uzoma Ugwumba, on Sunday, April 22, 2019, paid a courtesy visit to the traditional ruler of Abba Community, His Royal Highness, Igwe Leonard Nwankwor Eze; the President General of Abba Town Union, Engr. B. C. Anaekwe and the chairman, Parent-Teacher Association of Community Secondary School, Abba, Ozo Paul Akupue.
The principal with her entourage who paid the visit at the royal palace of Igwe Leonard Nwankwo Eze, aimed the visit at familiarizing herself with the host community. Mrs. Ugwumba expressed joy at the opportunity given to her to serve in Abba Community. She then solicited for support from the community to be able to discharge her duties well.
In his speech, the traditional ruler of Abba, His Royal Highness, Igwe Leonard Nwankwor Eze expressed joy at the visit which he described as a sign of wisdom from the principal and respect for Abba Community. The traditional ruler assured the new principal that she would get all the help needed to discharge her duties for the good of the students and the community in general. The Igwe further showered fatherly blessings on the principal, praying that she meets good tidings in Abba, while hoping that her coming will in turn bring good tidings to Abba Community.
The President General of Abba Town Union, Engr. B. C Anaekwe welcomed the new principal with joy. He expressed confidence in the principal to uplift the school to a greater height. Engr. Anaekwe reiterated the readiness of the town union to render any help demanded of them for the school and reassured of their willingness to assist the indigent students in their educational pursuits.
Reacting to the visit, the chairman, Parent-Teacher Association of Community Secondary School, Abba, Ozo Paul Akupue, welcomed the principal to the community and urged her to remain dedicated in her duties.
Speaking to Fides, the new principal, Mrs. Uzoma Ugwumba did not hide her joy on her new appointment as the principal. She appreciated God for elevating her to the position and thanked the Hon. Commissioner for Education, Prof Kate Omenugha, for introducing the computer based exams which saw her into the position. She then declared her commitment towards building the students under her care both in knowledge and in character.