In line with the Delta State Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa’s promise of establishing Nineteen Technical Colleges in the State, the State Commissioner for Technical Education, Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo have visited Obiaruku Community in Ukwani Local Government Area to inspect the proposed land space for the college in the Local Government Area.
The Commissioner for Technical Education who was accompanied on the visit by the Chairman of Ukwani Local Government Council, Mr Ogbuefi Chukudi, was received on arrival by elders and leaders of Obiaruku Community.
Speaking with the elders and leaders, Mrs Ikolo said the importance of Technical Education cannot be over emphasized, adding that the state Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa is so committed to seeing to the success of the completion and establishment of the Nineteen Technical Colleges to add to the Six in the state.
The Commissioner who praised the state Governor for being a man of his words, further explained to them that Technical Education is a great educational system that will take the children out of the street and help them become self-reliance and employers of labour.
She also charged them, specially the youths, to guard the project, and not in any way try to disturb the project when it starts, adding that the state Government is very committed to start up the project soonest.Responding on behalf of the elders and leaders of Obiaruku Community, Chief Friday Osogbue and the chairman ukwani local government council, Mr Ogbuefi Chukudi, thanked Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo for the visit, and praised the state Governnor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for being a man of his words at all times.
They expressed their joy over the project, and assured that they will ensure the smooth execution of the project without any form of interruption.The Royal Father of the Community then prayed for the Commissioner Mres Gbubemi Ikolo and also the State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for them to succeed.The technical education commissioner was then taken to the vase land provided by the community for the establishment of a Technical College for her to inspect.
The Commissioner was accompanied on the inspection by the ministry acting permanent secretary, Mr Vincent Megboma, assistant director, Dr Joyce Ogu, Special Assistant, Mr Cyprian Nosegbe and the Consultant.