Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has obtained the report of the Exploratory Committee on the Institution of Abia State Worldwide College of Science and Know-how, Aba.
The Governor whereas, talking after he was formally introduced the doc by the chairman of the committee, Prof Anya.O.Anya, at a digital session, stated, “Time has come for the folks of Abia to embrace science and know-how with a view to stay related within the ever-evolving world.”
He additionally stated that the undertaking will fill a vital void of redefining the state and equally make a approach for the current and future era.
The governor, who made it clear that, he’s aware of the massive monetary burden that comes with such a big undertaking, famous that by the grace of God, the concept shall be achieved and won’t be deserted.
He, nonetheless, promised to completely examine the report and arrange an implementation staff in two weeks time with a view to instantly transfer the concept to its subsequent stage.
He additionally recommended Prof. Anya and his staff members for doing an awesome job regardless of the challenges occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additionally, the State Chief Govt stated that the primary pairs of sneakers from the just lately operationalized Enyimba Automated Shoe Manufacturing facility, Aba, had been prepared and gave the agency assurance that 4 extra shoe factories shall be activated quickly within the state.
The occasion, which was hosted through zoom video, was attended by the Particular Adviser to the Governor on Diaspora Issues and Particular Duties, Dr (Mrs.) Ngozi Ogbonna-Erondu.
Others in attendance had been members of the state govt council, state legislators, aides of the Governor, Vice-Chancellor of Abia State College, Prof Uche Ikonne, DG of BCA, Sir Anyaso Anyaso, NUJ Nationwide Chairman, Comrade Chris Isiguzo and the state Chairman, Comrade John Emejor.