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The Principal, Mr. Marc Roselli and the Vice Principal, Mr. Chikadibia Eze, were so devastated that they refused to talk to pressmen who had kept vigil outside the school gate.
The Principal, Mr. Marc Roselli and the Vice Principal, Mr. Chikadibia Eze, were so devastated that they refused to talk to pressmen who had kept vigil outside the school gate. He advised the press to seek information in Port Harcourt venue of the crash.
Two groups of Policemen that claimed to be coming from the State House were also refused entrance. The first group that came in Toyota Jeep Landcruiser with registration number NPF 676 HQ could not gain entrance. They were later joined by another group in plain clothes in a Peugeot 306 NPF 6059 B led by the FCT Police Command Head of Operations simply identified as Femi.
The Principal told newsmen through one of his aides: "We have to condole the parents of children now. You can only get something on Tuesday."
THISDAY gathered that the principal, the vice-principal as well as some teachers were traveling to Port Harcourt this morning to visit the site of the accident as well as meet with parents of the victims.
President Olusegun Obasanjo's schedule condolence visit to the school today was said to have been put off for now as a result of the planned trip to Port Harcourt this morning.
Youths were seen moving around the school premises in mournful mood. The security was tight at the gate made up of civilian and policemen. There was also intensed screening of visitors most of whom were turned back at the gate. The security men were very hostile to the press.
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This is a great piece of history, which is dear to our hearts as people and very much appreciated.
Many thanks to the people who worked hard in the past and those who are still making efforts to keep the institution.
The labour is obviouly worth it. We are proud of you all.
A lot still to be done, with the motivation of the champions of this course, others will follow as well to maintain the institution
May God continue to keep the edifice for development of future generations to the glory of God and the benefits of our fatherland.