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Navy Secondary School Set To Commence Research In Education

Posted: Jun 10, 2015 at 12:02 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Nsa Gill –   Calabar


The Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Akapabuyo, Calabar is set to commence intensive research in science and engineering as part of effort to prepare its students for global competitiveness.

Already some of the students of the school have been enlisted in the Defence Headquarters approved Science and Engineering Apprentice Programme (SEAP) which places academically talented high school students with interest and ability in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as apprentices in Department of Defence (DoD) laboratories for eight weeks Course.

Speaking on the occasion commissioning of the ultra-modern Physics, Chemistry, Biology and ICT laboratory and the 59th anniversary of the school, the Flagg Officer Commanding Eastern Naval command, Rear Admiral Henry Babalola described facilities at the navy school as excellent.

He disclosed that the school was rated higher during the last visit of the Special Technical Team on Education from Naval headquarters to review the preparedness of the school to meet the set targets and attributed the development to the continuous investment in Science education at the school.

The FOC, who was excited at the rate of development and academic excellence of the students, assured that the command was ready to invest more to enable the school commence research in science education.

Speaking further he said, Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Calabar had been outstanding in meeting the standards set by the Federal and Cross River State Ministry of education.

“The Naval Technical Education team’s  comment when they visited here was very complimentary and I’m pleased with the  Commandant of the School, Regina Eleazu-Uriri.”

and prayed that any one that succeeds her will also key into her exemplary leadership style because I see the school going  beyond the shores of Nigeria.

Speaking on the giant stride recorded by NNSS, Akpabuyo, the

Commandant of the school, Commander Regina Eleazu-Uriri attributed the successes recorded by the school to the support of the FOC and the naval headquarters.

“There are more than 25 Navy laboratories across the country currently participating in the Navy SEAP programme.

The school had in 2014 emerged as the overall best the National Examination Council (NECO) in Cross River State.