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The President General Worldwide of the prestigious Government College Ughelli Old Students Association GCUOBA, Architect Charles Majoroh has commended Class 1989 for it’s tireless efforts in contributing meaningfully to the infrastructural development of their Alma mater with the renovation and furnishing of the main staff room of the school at the cost of #2.745m.

Architect Majoroh gave the commendation while commissioning the newly renovated and fully furnished main staff room by Class 89 as part of activities to mark the celebration of the 2022 Founder’s Day Reunion and 77th year of Government College Ughelli hosted by the class of of 72 to mark their 50th year of admission into the school.

He said Class 89 had given the main staff room a facelift with the massive renovation and furnishing work carried out saying that their action had given the teachers a more conducive environment to work which will impact positively on the students.

The GUOBA President General Worldwide congratulated members of Class 89 for their thoughtful and innovative idea that culminated in the beautiful work done to the main staff room by making it befitting and comfortable for teachers to review lesson notes,mark papers before and after classes with two giant standard shelf cupboards for proper safe keeping of students files,textbooks as well as provision of after teaching relaxation and well equipped office,mini conference meeting centre table and chairs.

Architect Majoroh used the opportunity to appeal on the Delta State Government to post more male teachers to the school instead of the over eighty five percent of female teachers in an all boys school which requires mentoring from male teachers.

The Chairman of GUOBA Class 89,Comrade Efe Fuludu Kwakpovwe said the renovation and furnishing of the main staff room of the school was adopted when they visited the school in 2021 and saw the sorry state of the structure and facilities which had reached an unimaginable level of dilapidation.

He said Class 89 set had to take up the challenge to assist government by completely renovating and furnishing the main staff room at the cost of #2.745m adding that his set also carried out the perimeter fencing of some sections of the school housing the Ministry of Basic Education building which provide an unauthorized route for students and visitors to sneak in and out of the school premises.

Comrade Kwakpovwe said the staff room was now wearing a new look with new furnitures,43″LG LED television and decorder, electrical fittings and rewiring the entire building among others things done.

Giving a breakdown,Comrade Kwakpovwe said the total sum of two million deven hundred and forty-five thousand, one hundred naira (N2,745,100.00) was spent to fix tiles on the broken floor, changed damaged wooden windows to aluminum windows and Installed metallic secured enterance door, provided new staffroom office 12pcs tables with drawals and 12pcs chairs including 1pc mini-conference table and 2pcs 3-seater chairs on both side of the table, 2 ceiling fans and 2 giant industrial standing fans, provided 2pcs giant metallic files keeping shelf-cupboards,rewired the entire building and installed new electrical completion fittings/appliances, paint interiors and exteriors of the staffroom, provided 43″ LG LED TV and TV stations transmission decorder.

Arch Charles Majoroh Prrsident General Worldwide of Government College Ughelli Old Boys Association was accompanied on the commissioning by Ancient Mariner Chief Miller Uloho, 1st Vice President Albert Akpomudje (SAN), Secretary General, Snr Evang Roy Odoko, Home Desk Administrator Pastor Wilson Egbodje, Principal Mr Samson Obor and Surveyor Okeoghene Osiawa Chairman School Infrastructural Projects Committee.

Class of 1989 Members present during the commissioning include Onosigho Ejukonemu Class Treasurer, Ohwofasa Whegbere Class Financial Secretary, Activist Rex Anughoro SSA to Delta State Governor on Civil Society and Civic Engagement, Ebruphiyor Omovuhoyi, Eric Otueh, Ochuko Osiobe, Sunday Egbudu, Zion Kanuhor, Kingsley Onovayen, Oyovwike Igbinoba, Morris Tadafe, Mitaire Oserivwoja and Julius Ogido.

Other Class members who were specially recognized in absential for their contribution include: Robinson Agharite, Eyanohore Uruemuesiri Harry, Emerayo Akpotu, Diejomaoh Emudiaga, Prince Emiko Kelly Ebiyemi, Onyeka Anthony Onuora, Onoriode Okoro, Augustine Igbinake, Evwerhamre Akpobome, Brai Cajetan, Ohwojero Akiyoyovwi, Elum Ivie, Honesty Olulu, Michael Emuobosa Udi, Godwin Akhimien, Agwemuria Ogheneochuko, Uvieghara Jerus, Olomu Ovierigho, Odibo Roy, Emareyo Ohwotuemuho, Omorere Justice Oduma, Agbaire Oghenerume, Okube Douglas Isioma, Evwerhamre Emuobosa, Sunday Ahante, Irorobeje ThankGod, Christopher Ohwodiasa, Kede Oghenetega, Otomi Enyerovwo, Abu Ejovwoke, Onini Anthony, Nduka Chukwuma Alex, Owhowho Aghogho, Edirin Koloko, Clifford Edevbie, Alexander Efetobor Ojarikre, Emoefe Efemena, Rev. Fr. Igba Jude and Innocent Imire.