Commissioner for Information Dr Eze Chikamnayo says Abia students occupied the first position in WAEC exams for many years due to the education friendly policies of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
Dr Chikamnayo who stated this while briefing newsmen in Umuahia said Governor Ikpeazu being a scholar in governance, knows the importance of laying good educational foundation for Abia youths.
The Information Boss noted that the Governor has brought his ingenuity and innovations to the education, to enable Abia students excel in every field of education, hence the establishment of model schools across the state and the constitution of the Abia State Scholarship Board.
He revealed that many Abia students have been sponsored by the state government to study courses of their choice in different foreign countries, adding that Tertiary Institutions in the state are also enjoying the support of the state government to perform optimally.
Dr Chikamnayo assured that the state government will continue to support the growth of the education sector and called on Abians to continue to support the education friendly policies and gestures of the state government, geared towards building a literate Abia State.