Governor Godswill Akpabio has enjoined Nigerians to unite and strengthen the spirit of nationalism among one another in the country.
Akpabio who the advice at the weekend during a Gala Night for alumni of Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene, noted ?The establishment of Federal Government Colleges was one lofty vision that was aimed at uniting the different constituents of the country and create a true spirit nationalism. Apart from offering quality education, Federal Government Colleges have lived to this vision?.
The Governor who is an old student of Federal Government College, Port Harcourt said he has distinguished himself and courted the picture of a true Nigerian with a touch of Federal Government College.
According to him, ?I am lucky to have my wife from Enugu State. I am also lucky to have my Chief Security officer from Kano State. I am lucky to have my ADC from Bauchi; my orderly from Kaduna State; the commander in charge of Escort from Ekiti State; my Chief cook is from Kogi State. You know you can only have that from somebody who has a bit of Federal Government touch. ?I believe all of us are Nigerians and we believe in the unity of this country?.
He commended old students of Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene for going to their?Alma?mater, and urged them to use the occasion of their meeting to deliberate on the way forward for Federal Government Collages in Nigeria.
The International President of Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene Old Students, Mr. Kola Taiwo explained that the old students visited their alma-mater to celebrate the 40 years of the institution.
Taiwo commended Governor Akpabio for appointing some old students of the institution into his administration and for developing the school, recalling ?Coming back to Akwa Ibom, I see that excellence and that your policies are working. The example you have shown in this State has inspired so many. You are turning boys into men?.
He presented the second edition of ?Ufan?, the Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene Alumni magazine to Governor Godswill Akpabio.