BreakingNews 4/9/13: Anambra to spend 15 Billion Naira on Primary and Secondary Schools by the end of the Year -Obi

 [ Masterweb Reports ] – The State government will spend fifteen billion naira on primary and secondary schools in the State by end of this year. Governor Peter Obi disclosed while speaking  at the 2013 Principals Annual Retreat at Nkpor.


Recalling that his government had already given buses, computers, generators, among others to schools in the State, Governor Obi said that the  tremendous  improvement on education thereafter, that   before the end of next month, all the four hundred and ten secondary schools in the State would receive brand new buses, generators and computer sets with complete accessory.


He added that government would also provide them with functional libraries, science laboratories, Microsoft academy with internet connectivity and sports facilities as well as ten million naira intervention fund to rebuild school structures.


The Governor explained that these were geared towards changing the learning process to equip the children properly for future challenges and restore the lost glory of education.


He reinstated  that Education remained fundamental in the State's drive to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and only capital for future competition.


The APGA Governorship candidate in the coming election, Chief William Obiano assured that he would sustain the tempo of multi-sectorial development achieved by Governor Obi and would continue to improve the welfare of teachers.


The Commissioner for Education, Dr. Mrs. Uju Okeke disclosed that the Governor has approved the employment of five thousand teachers and other staff of Post Primary School Service Commission and State Universal Basic Education Board.


Dr. Mrs. Uju Okeke said that State Education System was being repositioned towards ICT- based process while Public and Private schools would continue to benefit from the various State government intervention.


She noted that the Retreat would help to further broaden and strengthen the knowledge and perception of the participants for greater efficiency in tackling future challenges.


*Photo Caption – Governor Peter Obi 

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