KOSA Develops 15 Years Plan To Address Alma Mater’s Infrastructural Deficits
Kuru Old Students Association (KOSA) says it has developed a years 15 intervention plans to address infrastructural and academic deficits at Government Science School (GSS) Kuru, Plateau State.
Mr David Mancha, National Vice President of the Association disclosed this at the Reunion meeting of class 83′ in Lafia, Nasarawa State Capital.
The National Vice President said 15 years development intervention plan became imperative to enable various class of KOSA to harmonise their projects to meet the yearning and the aspiration of the school.
He said that the national body of the association, various classes and individuals of KOSA had carried out several Intervention projects in the school.
He listed the projects to include; drilling of borehole, donation of books to equip the library, infrastructural development, renovation of dinning hall, provision of e-library and website for the alma mater.
“The situation in GSS Kuru is pathetic, there is no bus to take students to mosque, no functional library, although there a lot of interventions by KOSA, the sustainability of various intervention is becoming worrisome.
“This is why we want to launch a development plan that will enable us carry out interventions in uniform, we are not only talking of physical infrastructure, we are equally talking of intangible infrastructure.
He commended the class of 83′ for their unwavering commitment in giving back to GSS Kuru, and also sought their continue support to move the association forward.
Mr Dahiru Liman, KOSA Class 83′ Reunion Coordinator, said the meeting afforded the set to introduce endowment fund for the members and plan on how to improve infrastructure and manpower development in the school.
He said the KOSA class 83′ has done a lot for her alma mater in the areas of renovation of the dining hall, provision of kitchen utensils, furniture, rehabilitated electric/gas cooking facilities.
Others are introduction of school feeding programme, provision of e – library and website and provision of sporting kits, footballs to both staff and students.
“You have seen the decay in the system of education, government alone can no longer fund education because of a lot problems, so, old students are intervening to make their alma mater a better place for posterity,” he said.
Liman said class 83′ suggested to make the Office of KOSA National President a reserve for members who are active in local, state government service, federal Public Service and the formal and informal sectors.
Also speaking, Prof Kabiru Sabito, Head Boy, class 83′, said the reunion served as a mean to use initial companionship at the early stage of their lives to build the system right back to the school, and pay back what the school had invested in them.
The Reunion, with the theme consolidating the gain of KOSA 83′ came to climax with the affirmation of incumbent EXCO to continue piloting the affairs of the Association for the next two years