Parents from North, South, East, and West Nigerian States thronged the Girls College of the Beatitude (GCB) Saminaka to have a touch of peaceful co-existence in the Nigerian diversity of culture, ethnicity, and religion.
The students of the college showcased their talents during their annual inter-house competitions in sports, cultural displays, debates, and quiz events to the admiration of parents.
The school’s Chairman of the Parents Teachers Association (PTA), Mr Bitrus Garba was elated to say that the annual outdoor extra-class activities have brought about unity and deepened cordial relationships of parents, teachers, and students from different states and cultural backgrounds.
Mr Garba revealed that parents from the states of Adamawa, Taraba, Gombe, Plateau, Kano, and the host State, Kaduna have come together under the umbrella of GCB and discussed unity, and peaceful co-existence among the Nigerian States.
According to good people in leadership positions is the only gap created to have a better society, a peaceful and united Nigeria.
He delved down into the history of why GCB was founded by His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Joseph D. Bagobiri, of blessed memory, and announced his intention to establish the secondary school in Saminaka in February 1999 at the Presbyterian council meeting in Kafanchan.
The college was officially opened on November 20th, 1999 through a mass offered by the education secretary of the diocese Rev. Fr. Tanko Peter Bauna representative of His Lordship
The vision which has a core value is focused on providing an avenue for the Girl Child’s Education that will inculcate morals, and spiritual and academic virtues to have a positive impact on society and Nigeria as a whole.
Garba further explained that GCB’s mission is to mold students to fit into society and become useful members that will also enable them to make ends meet in their various fields of present or future endeavors.
The last Thursday event held at the premises of GCB in Saminaka town area of Lere Local Government of Kaduna state with hundreds of parents, teachers and students attended.
Cultural dances in the Kurama language, Igbo, Yoruba, Fulani, Hausa, and Chawai are some of the highlights of the event