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The Bunpurugu Yunyoo District Assembly has supported 44 brilliant but needy students to pursue higher education as part of measures to improve educational standards in the area.
According to the District Chief Executive Phillip Laari, the assembly is collaborating with both local and foreign stakeholders to aggressively advance the assembly’s vision of total education in the area.
Mr. Laari was speaking the 1st speech and prize giving day of the Nankpanduri Business and Senior high school at Nankpanduri.
The event was meant to award some deserving students and teachers of the school.
He commended the students and staff of the school for the impressive academic performance over years and urged that more is than done to achieve excellence.
He noted the assembly will collaborate with all interested party’s to improve students welfare in the area.
The DCE explained that due to the effective education measures pursued by the assembly, educational enrolment rose from 44.14 % in 20009 to 47.07% in 2010.
He urged the students to shun bad company and avoid social vices such as stealing, vandalism and teenage pregnancy