The state Commissioner for Technical Education Hon Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo, has reassured Deltans that the state Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa is fully committed to keeping to his promise of establishing Nineteen Technical Colleges across the state.
She gave the assurance immediately after the visit of the state Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa to the Asaba Technical College project site.
Speaking to newsmen after the inspection visit of the Asaba Technical College project site by the state Governor, D rIfeanyi Okowa, the state Commissioner for Technical Education Hon Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo said the state Governor has always been a man of his words, who makes a promise and keeps to it.
She reminded that the Governor during his campaign had promised Deltans he will establish Nineteen Technical Colleges across the state and he is already keeping to his promise with the Nine of the colleges already under construction and close to completion.
The Technical Education commissioner assured that the first phase of Nine Technical Colleges will soon be completed and the second phase will kickoff, adding that the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa will complete the Nineteen Technical Colleges before the end of it’s tenure.
Hon Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo called on Deltans specially parents to key into the plans of the state Governor in turning the state into the Technology hub of the Nation, explaining that Technical Education is the true bedrock for technological advancement.
She explained further that technology is the main thing other nations are using to develop their economy and Nation, adding that with technical education every child is sure of having an handwork that will help them become self-reliant which will also reduce the rate of un-employment.
The state Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa had Monday 3rd August paid an inspection visit to the Asaba Technical College project site and expressed satisfaction with the work done so far, and assured of them getting ready for the next academic session.