By Jabuoma Omojevwe/Daniel Egwahor
ASABA/Nigeria: The Chief of Staff to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Hon. Festus Agas has assured Deltans that the three new technical colleges in Asaba, Effurun and Obiaruku would be set for inauguration on or before 29th May,2022.
He made this known while interacting with journalists at the site of the technical college in Effurun during his on-site assessment visit, alongside the Honourable Commissioner for Technical Education, Princess Shola Daibo and other officials.
According to him, most of the finishings have been done, furniture for the classrooms, offices and hostels are already available. He also said that arrangements are being made for the equipping of the school laboratories and workshops.
He stressed the State Government’s commitment to strengthening technical education in the state as a result of which, contracts were awarded for the construction of 10 new technical colleges out of which, three are almost set for commissioning.
“In finishing strong, one of the things the Governor told me is his commitment to completing all on-going projects. I have come here today, I am really impressed, and am sure Deltans are impressed too. This is indeed a beautiful edifice,” he said.
“We were in Obiaruku yesterday and the work there is relatively in progress and if given the necessary support and push, we would achieve the 29th May deadline. When I get back today I will tell the Governor, I went, I saw and I am impressed,” the chief of staff added.
He appreciated the Commissioner and management of the Ministry of Technical of for rendering quality service and supervision in making sure that the work is being done.
Responding, the commissioner added that the work in Obiaruku is still in progress, however, with all the needed support the three colleges would be commissioned by 29th May,2022.