The Imo State Government has embarked on an ambitious educational transformation, initiating the construction of new primary schools in all 305 electoral wards across the state. Additionally, the government is committed to enhancing secondary education by constructing modern laboratories and libraries in every secondary school within Imo State.
Governor Sen. Hope Uzodimma revealed plans to construct state-of-the-art laboratories and libraries in all Imo secondary schools, aiming to improve the teaching and learning environment and ensure the delivery of quality education to the state’s children. He announced these initiatives during the Diamond Jubilee Celebration of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education (AIFCE) in Owerri. The primary objective of these projects is to consolidate the government’s dedication to raising education standards in the state.
The Current State Of Primary Schools In Imo State.
Professor Johncliff Chike Nwadike, Imo State’s Commissioner for Education highlights Imo State’s participation in primary school development projects. The government is also committed to ensuring seamless WAEC results by engaging supervisors with integrity. Additionally, it is taking measures to support special education and adult education. The commissioner dispels rumors of abolishing mixed schools and emphasizes the importance of proper licensing and compliance among private schools. The state continues to provide free education at primary and tertiary levels.
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The governor emphasized the importance of prioritizing education in Imo State and highlighted his administration’s accomplishments in this regard. He mentioned the establishment of the University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and the recovery of K. O. Mbadiwe University Ogboko, making Imo State a sponsor of three universities, a polytechnic, and a college of education.
Governor Uzodimma called upon communities to safeguard the 305 new primary schools once completed. He also announced the revival of the State’s Scholarship Board to assist financially disadvantaged and talented students in accessing quality education.
In conclusion, Governor Uzodimma congratulated Imo State for the construction of 305 new primary schools. He pledged continued support for the institution’s growth and development.
Dr. Stella Ngozi Lemechi, the Provost of AIFCE, commended Governor Uzodimma’s significant interest in the institution. She expressed gratitude for the recovery of lands and property belonging to the college and acknowledged the governor’s choice of a lecturer from the institution as his running mate for the 2023 governorship election.