Obiano presents over N356 Million to Mission schools

www.odogwublog.com reports that Governor Willie Obiano led State government has presented a cheque for over three hundred and fifty six Million to Mission schools in Anambra state.
Obiano presented one hundred and forty-five million, nine hundred and sixty-eight thousand and seven hundred and fifty naira to the Anglican Church for upgrade of infrastructure in its schools.

Governor Willie Obiano presented the cheque at Emmaus House Complex, Awka in a ceremony that was attended by Anglican Bishops in the State and the Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Most Reverend Emmanuel Chukwuma.

Presenting the cheque, Governor Obiano said the partnership with the Church in the area of education is yielding the desired result as the funds released have been put to good use.


He said to complement the efforts in infrastructural development, his government is also focusing on teacher's welfare, adding that the result is the excellence which Anambra students have exhibited in various spheres.

Responding on behalf of the Anglican Church, the Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Most Reverend Chukwuma acknowledged the transformation that the State Education sector is witnessing due to the huge investments Governor Obiano is making and called on other Governors of the Southeast to emulate him.

Similarly, the Obiano led State Government has presented a cheque for the sum of two hundred and eleven million, one hundred and sixty-eight thousand,

one hundred and twenty -five naira(#211,168,125 million) to the Catholic Mission in the State for the reconstruction of schools handed over to them.

Governor Willie Obiano made the presentation at Shanahan Hall, Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha.

The funds are for the 433 schools that were handed over to the Catholic Mission by the State and under the phase, the schools have a maximum of 6 weeks to execute the chosen projects.

Presenting the cheque, Governor Obiano who said basic education is very fundamental for the complete formation of the child, explained that the money was given according to the number of schools handed over to the Catholic Mission.

He commended the Catholic Mission for the judicious utilization of funds released initially by his government and urged the Church under the present phase, to focus on schools in the rural places.

The Commissioner for Basic Education, Professor Kate Omenugha who observed that the donation is consistent with the vision of the present administration to meet the learning needs of all Ndi Anambra, said the partnership with the Church is working and will help the state achieve moral and value -driven education.

In his remarks, the Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, ASUBEB, Chief Nzemeka Olisa said an action plan has been drawn for the execution of projects in the various schools under the phase to ensure effective implementation and monitoring.

Receiving the cheques on behalf of the Catholic Mission, the Archbishop and Metropolitan, Onitsha Catholic Archdiocese, Most Reverend Valerian Okeke said by sustaining the release of funds to the church, Governor Obiano is sustaining the tradition of excellence and posterity will remember him as the children will grow to remember the inputs he made for them to excel.

Obiano presents over N356 Million to Mission schools Obiano presents over N356 Million to Mission schools Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Sunday, August 12, 2018 Rating: 5

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