Wed. Aug 17th, 2022

ABIA STATE GOVERNMENT IN COLLABORATION WITH WORLD BANK OFFICIALLY COMMENCES ENROLMENT OF TECHNICAL STUDENTS INTO NATIONAL TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE.

The State Government in collaboration with World Bank has officially commenced the enrollment of Technical Students into National Technical Certificate 1 & 3 across the State.

Speaking during the Sensitization visit to the Udumeze of Ohafia Ancient Kingdom,Eze .E.U.Imaga and the Traditional Ruler of Akanu Ohafia,Ezeogo Mba Okereke, the State Commissioner for Post Basic Education, Sir Chijoke Mark, said the entrance forms into the college  are available at Ministry of Education and Education for Employment Agency Office beside Abia State House of Assembly Umuahia.

Sir Mark disclosed that successful technical Students who have completed their admission process will sit for the entrance examination slated to hold on 1st September this year at Government Technical College Aba, Umuahia and Ohafia Local Government Area.  

He said  the host Communities are saddled with the responsibility of  ensuring that the colleges are in good condition and the  protection of the equipment that will be installed and charged them to carry the sensitization message to the grassroots to enable parents enroll their ward/Children in the college.

In their remarks the Director General Education For Employment Agency Dr Endi Ezengwa represented by Mr Okezie Ezigbo, State Project Coordinator IDEAS Project,Mrs Nwanyieze Otum and Project Communication Officer IDEAS Project Mrs Chigozirim Uche said the initiative by the State Government through World Bank is designed to upgrade technical colleges, provide necessary workforce that will enable Youths  acquire basic skills while disclosing that the State Government has absorbed trained technical teachers to teach in the colleges.

In his remarks the President General Akanu Ohafia Development Union, Dr Don Emeka and a Community Leader in Akanu Ohafia Chief Njoku Udo commended the Governor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu for his administration’s resolve to restore the lost glory of technical colleges in the state adding that the project when realized will be of immense benefit to Abians.

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