First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Board of the newly established Future Assured College, charging members to propagate the principle of service to humanity. The event took place on Tuesday 25th January 2022 at the State House.
Mrs. Buhari while speaking on the mission of the College, which is to improve the lives of the youths from less privileged backgrounds, especially those affected by insurgency, said that the effect of insurgency should not be allowed to shatter their future.
“We must support them and offer them a better tomorrow,” said Mrs. Buhari
Mrs. Buhari also stated that each of the board members was carefully selected due to their contributions to the society and their acceptance has indicated not just their commitment to develop the college into an enviable position, but demonstrated their readiness to continue serving humanity.
In his acceptance speech, Chairman of the Board of the College, former Governor of Borno State, His Excellency, Senator Kashim Shettima, said it was an honour to serve in the Board of the Future Assured College due to the humanitarian spirit behind its establishment. He commended the First Lady for the laudable projects and programmes she initiated through the Future Assured Initiative and said she walks her talk.
“It is easy to make pronouncements, but quite another thing to actually do what you preaches”. Therefore, by establishing this school, the First Lady has made her mark and set an example in the promotion of girl child education.
He promised that the members of the board will deliver on their assignment with total commitment, on trust and with all sense of responsibility.
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