19th November 11:15 PM
To educate a child is to turn walls into doors - O’Connor
By Lena Reece
Saturday 09/09/2017
Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services Alex O’Connor

To educate a child is to turn walls into doors.

This was highlighted by the Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services Alex O’Connor while speaking at the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Nabekavu Primary School in Labasa.

O’Connor commended that outstanding achievements of the school, along with the commitment and sacrifices of all those who made access to education possible the children and community of Nabekavu. 

He also highlighted that Nabekavu Primary School has much to be proud as they have grown from 77 students to 267 students, from having no electricity and water supply to a fully functional building with all amenities.

The Assistant Health Minister says that this is the commitment the school management has for the people of Nabekavu and the surrounding areas.

He adds that Commitment and perseverance as such owes much to the able leadership of the school management and the hard working teachers of the school.

O’Connor says that together they have developed effective educational strategies for the benefit of their students.

He says also acknowledged the school management, teachers and parents for working with limited resources and achieving such great results.

O’Connor stressed that children are the future leaders of our country, future leaders in their own right and leaders and stakeholders owe it to them and to the future generation to give all that they can for the future of our country.

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