It was indeed an
atmosphere of joy and celebration for the entire students and staff of Baptist
Girls Model High School, Agbor located at Alihami on Saturday 4th of May, 2013
as the school lunched the 6th edition of the schools “PEN LINES” magazine
and sending forth graduants of the
The occasion attracted important
personalities in the state, parents and friends of the school.
Speaking to the chairman of the
occasion, Rt. Rev. Dr. P. I Onekpe, Bishop of the Anglican communion, Ika
Diocess expressed gratitude to the school management for the privilege given to
He welcomed all who graced the
occasion, adding that the Pen Line Magazine to be lunched portrays a cultural
heritage of the school designed to equip the students.
Speaking in an address, the
principal of the school, Mrs. Dame E. D. C Ngbeze, thanked God Almighty for the
gift of life and the up keep of the school. She also appreciated the Honourable
commissioner for Education, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, patrons, parents, friends
and well-wishers who made out time, out of their busy schedules to participate
in the programme.
She explained that God has given
her the enablement to make the publication of “Penlines” Magazine of events to
happened she took up the mantle of leadership of the school. “Regrettably, this
sixth edition of the “Penlines” magazine under Baptist Girls model High School
, Agbor appears to be the last because the government has handed over the
school to the “Baptist Mission”, she added.
“Penline” magazine is aimed at exposing the
students with opportunities that will develop their creative abilities.”
She maintained the achievement
and challenges of the school and also revealed that, the state government has
handed the school to missionaries.
Mrs. Ngbeze commended the Parent
Teachers Association (PTA) and well-wishers who have always assisted the school
anytime they are called on them. She enjoined all to read the magazine, praying
God to lead them back home safely.
In a talk show presented by some
SSS III students of the school, the pupils spoke on the problems of insecurity
The pupils revealed that bribery
and corruption has led to the birth of terrorism and criminal activities in the
nation, thereby making Nigerians to feel insecure. They urged the government
and well meaning Nigerians to rise up in the fight against insecurity in the country.
Lunching the magazine, Rt. Rev.
Dr. P.I Onekpe congratulated the principal on her achievement and also appealed
to parents to support the principal for her good work towards educating their
The deputy president of the old
students association, Ika chapter, Mrs. Egiohon, noted that the students are
doing well. She said that parents who have their girls in the school will have
no regret sending their children to Baptist Girls Model school.
The PTA chairman, Rev. P. E
Enuji, Mr. Livy Unigwe JP, representing the Hon. Resident Electoral
Commissioner, INEC, Delta state, Dame Gasila Khan and many others who spoke at
the occasion, congratulated the school principal and staff for their evdevours
and urged the pupils to adhere to every instructions given to them and be good
ambassadors of the school.
Gift items were presented to
Duke Anita for her outstanding performance and others in their just concluded
High points of the occasion were
recitation of poems, national Anthem read in French, talk show, cultural dance,
drama, price given, lunching of the pen lines magazine and fare-well songs to
the out going students.
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