The Governor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has given a boost to the educational industry through the presentation of Sienna Car gifts to three beneficiaries and winners of the 2021 Teachers Day Celebration held in the State with a charge on teachers to be more dedicated and committed in the discharge of their duties.
The State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu while presenting the cars to the beneficiaries at Govt House, Umuahia described the gifts as a demonstration of love and appreciation of the effort teachers are making in ensuring that Abia students remain top in internal and external examinations across the country.
Dr. Ikpeazu who was represented by his Deputy, Sir. Ude Oko Chukwu reaffirmed the present administration’s resolve to uplift the standards of education in the state which led to the splitting of the Education Ministry into two in order to give the sector the desired and required attention, expressed delight that Abia students have so far been coming tops in WAEC and NECO examinations across the nation.
The Governor, used the forum to further restated Governments determination to clear all arrears of salaries owed to teachers in the state and urged them not to relent in complimenting its efforts at improving the standard of education in the state and disclosed that the car gifts to teachers drawn from the three Senatorial zones of the state will be a continuous exercise.
Responding on behalf of the three beneficiaries , Mrs. Ugo Beloved Ogbonnaya of Abia North zone and from Etitiama Community School, Nkporo in Ohafia LGA, appreciated the Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for his magnanimity and show of love to them through the gift of the Sienna Cars to them and prayed God to continue to bless and grant him the grace to excel in governance .
Other beneficiaries includes, Mrs.Ogbonna Oluchi Peace of Abia South and from Central School Obehie ,in Ukwa West LGA and Mrs. Onuoha Veronica Maduoma of Abia Central and from Amasa Community School , Uratta in Isiala Ngwa North LGA.
Members of the State Executive Council and Top Govt officials were present during the presentation.