THE Murtala Mohammed International Airport Primary/ Secondary Schools, venue of this year’s children Forum/Quiz and was aesthetically adorned to portray the spirit of the season with top management staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in attendance to fete with the children.
Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu at this year’s event urged staff to connect, share and prepare for the coming year.
Represented by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the FAAN helmsman said the Yuletide season was a time to wine and dine, a time to felicitate and a time to connect, share and give love to those around and mostly appreciate the Almighty God for sparing their lives all through the year.
He noted that this year’s gathering was a special edition, as the organizers have carefully packaged to catch fun and enjoy and also to share and acquired knowledge through quiz competition.
“As you all know, every situation in life comes with opportunities to learn new things and I want to assure you all that you will learn a few things in the course of today’s event”.
Captain Yadudu charged the children to be attentive, open-minded and relax as they embark on the fun together.
“As it is often said that everything under the surface of the Earth has its time and season, this is the season for you children to unwind and celebrate after a year of intensive academic pursuit”.
The FAAN helmsman applauded the entire Management and staff of the Authority for their commitment and passion towards ensuring that the children have a memorable yuletide celebration.
“We say a big thank you to you all for putting all of these together. We thank God for His goodness and blessings in the outgoing year; I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a prosperous year 2020”.
The children forum featured quiz and dance competition with winners going home with various gifts, there were also lots of drinks and food to make the event memorable for the children.
Organising members of the committee for the children’s forum: Mr. Sanni Jimoh, Chairman, Mrs. Christabel Eromosele, Mrs. Gladys Omotosho, Mrs. Yemisi Sanya, Mrs. Oge Okponyia, Mrs. Bello Aminat, Mrs. Adedipe Stella and Ms. Mercy Bello were also on ground to make the event memorable for the children who essentially had loads of fun.
Chairman of the committee and General Manager, Welfare and Management Services, Sanni Jimoh in an interview said, the event was organized by the Management to help the children mingle, socialize and interact.
“This year’s pattern is a bit different from last year, last year there was no quiz, we just felt it should not be eating and dancing alone, we should test their mental capability to align them with where their parents work so that they can get familiar with aviation, from here they can develop their interest”.