Governor Chukwuma Soludo has reassured of his commitment to improving quality of education in Anambra to meet the global standard by ensuring quality of teachers and teaching.
It was gathered that the Governor gave the assurance while interacting with Anambra teachers at the nineth Conference of Delegates and seventh Quadrennial Conference of the Nigerian Union Of Teachers, NUT, Anambra State, held at Teacher’s House, Awka.
The occasion attracted stakeholders in the education sector of the state such as the Head of Service, Barrister Theodora Igwegbe, Commissioner for Education, Professor Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, Chairman, of Post Primary School Service Commission, Professor Nkechi Ikediugwu, her Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board counterpart, Dr Vera Nwadinobi, and representatives of the Nigeria Labor Congress, NLC
Governor Soludo, while addressing the gathering said that Anambra education system will continue to get maximum attention from the government in order to continue to produce refined human resource, which he said is the major asset of the state.
The Governor said public schools’ will be streamlined before the resumption of schools in September, assuring that Anambra public schools will rise again.
Speaking on the current economic situation in Nigeria, Governor Soludo said that Nigeria is going through a long overdue transition that requires great sacrifice.
He assured that his administration will continue to work hard to ensure that the effects of the disruptive changes are reduced on Ndi Anambra.
He promised that his administration will remain focused on achieving the livable and prosperous Anambra through execution of basic infrastructure and implementation of the policy framework that will support the progress of the state.
He commended the teachers for their uncommon dedication to service delivery, and encouraged them to sustain and improve on it.
The Anambra State Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, Comrade Nonye Chibueze, while presenting her address, enjoined teachers to always live up to the expectations of nurturing children to become agents of positive change in the society
She thanked Governor Soludo for his huge investment in the education sector, noting that his commitment to the welfare of teachers has greatly improved their productivity.