The leadership of the Eggon Cultural Development Association (ECDA) has concluded arrangement for the launching of a N500 million appeal fund for the equipping of science and computer laboratories, purchase of library books, ICT facilities, building of additional blocks of classrooms, renovations and fencing of Eggon Community Secondary School, Nassarawa-Eggon.
A statement signed by DCG Sule Alu (Rtd) who is Chairman of the central planning committee for the event reveals that the launch of the appeal fund will be under the Chairmanship of His Excellency, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, the first Executive Governor of Nasarawa State and the current APC National Chairman and is scheduled to hold on the 3rd December, 2022 at the Eggon Community Secondary School playground, Nassarawa-Eggon by 10am prompt.
Also, the Special Guest of Honour is, His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, the Governor of Nasarawa State, while the Chief Fundraiser is His Excellency, Dr. Mannaseh D. Jatau, the Deputy Governor of Gombe and the Emir of Lafia and Chairman, Nasarawa State Traditional Council of Chiefs, Justice Sidi Mohammed Bage (rtd) is the Royal Father of the Day. Pharm. Joel E. B. Adagadzu PhD is the Father of the Day.
Prof. Mary Ango, the first female Professor in Eggon land will be the Chairlady, Dr. Mrs Rhoda Amos Idakula of NSUK, Keffi is the Mother of the Day, while Arc. Prof. Evelyn Allu-Kangkum of the University of Jos will present the Key Note address on the topic: ROLES OF SUSTAINABLE EDUCATION IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: A CASE FOR THE EGGON NATION.
Consequently, the ECDA leadership is inviting all and sundry to the event, to support the educational development in Eggonland.
The Eggon Community Secondary School, Nassarawa-Eggon, an initiative of ECDA, was established in September 1979, with the aim to complementing government’s efforts in the areas of manpower development, moral values, discipline and sound teaching in line with the National Policy of Education.
The school has produced so many notable personalities within and outside the state, and since inception 43 years ago, the community school has graduated 38 sets, who are contributing to national development in their various fields of endeavours.