Culled from speech delivered by Engr. Ernest Mkpasi, (pioneer Head Boy, FGCO), at the 2010 Valedictory Day Ceremonies of the Federal Government College Okigwe on 17th July 2010.
I was among the first seventy pioneer students of our great Alma Mater, whose journeys started at a temporary school site in Umuna Orlu, taking us to another temporary site in Okigwe and partially ending in the current school site that we are in here today. I say partially ending because like the Biblical people of Israel, we only attended lectures on this site and so commuted to and fro the temporary site in Okigwe town.
I want to start by congratulating all the SS3 graduating students for this important milestone. For a journey of a thousand miles usually starts with a few steps. As most of you are aware, our topic for today is an adaptation of President Barack Obama’s slogan during the…
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