The Ntungamo District woman Member of Parliament Beatrice Rwakimaari has called upon parents to inculcate Christian virtues in their children if they are to succeed in life.
Rwakimaari attributed to indiscipline cases among children to parents who have failed to play their roles of nurturing them well.
She said that they should always spare time with their children, teach them life skills and mid set change.
Rwakimaari noted girls have continued out performing boys because girls are being nurtured well by mothers compared boys.
She made remarks on Thursday 27th, June 2019 during PTA annual general meeting for Ruhanga Adventist Secondary school held in the school’s main hall in Itojo sub county Ruhaama county Ntungamo district.
Rwakimaari hailed the head teacher and old students for the commitment towards reviving the school which had collapsed.
She promised to lobby for the school in order to regain its former glory.
Rwakimaari also asked students to disciplined, determined and focused if they are to excel in their studies.
The Ntungamo District Education Officer Arigye Oddo challenged parents to always be achievers by providing basic needs to their children rather than being the followers of people who are self seekers.
Arigye commended the old students led by Dr Penninah Beinomugisha Jambo and Natamba Edward for the effort towards uplifting the academic performance of the Ruhanga Adventist SS which is now out performing other schools in Ntungamo district.
Representing old students Dr Penninah Beinomugisha Jambo asked parents to value education of their children in order to get who will look after their property well in future.
Dr.Jambo also told students to disciplined and always mid about where they are coming from and be satisfied with what their parents give them.
The old students delivered 15 boxes of sanitary pads and 504 mathematical sets for students to use.
The head teacher Ruhanga Adventist SS Kabangizi Gideons hailed the school committees for the cordial relationship which has enabled the enrollment and performance to increase.
Kabangizi thanked parents for entrusting the school with their children revealing that the enrollment has increased from 200 in 2017 to 504 students.
The best performing teaching and non teaching staff including Tr Asiimwe Abson Richard were awarded gifts as an appreciation.
Other speakers were chairperson board of Governors Pertua Mpora, Ben Kwasigabo chairperson LCIII Itojo, Nuwagira Wilson Rutashoroorwa chairperson PTA, Councilor Muhumuza Dennis and Natamba Edward.
The prayer and devotion was led by Pastor Kenneth Baingana of Ruhanga SDA church.