Technical Schools To Engage In Production Activities, Says Okowa


Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state Wednesday declared that technical schools in the state will be of international standards as the schools are moving from training to production.

Okowa stated this at the Palace of Ovie of Ughelli, Ughelli North local government area of the state, HRM Oharisi III after inspecting blocks of classrooms being constructed at Eni Grammar School, Evwreni, reconstruction and equipping of Ogor Technical College, Otor-Ogor, construction of Royal Avenue/Prince Oharisi Drive, Government Secondary School and Orherhe/Otokutu road as well as the on-going rehabilitation of Urban Water Supply Scheme, General Hospital, ultra-modern market and Reinforced Concrete Pavement at Bomadi, Bomadi local government area of the state.

According to the governor, “We are here to inspect projects we are executing, last weekend, we commissioned road projects. We inspected the technical school and it is of the same standard with the ones we have in Sapele, Agbor, Ofagbe and other places because, we are equipping our children to acquire skills to be equipped for the future, the schools are going beyond training to be involved in productive activities.”

The Governor who was accompanied on the tour by his Deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, top political office holders and politicians, thanked traditional rulers for making the state conducive for developmental projects to take place, adding that, “the support of our royal fathers is wonderful, it has done a lot for us to deliver good governance for our people, with the peace that exists in your kingdoms, we have the opportunity to work for our people, without peace, we will be distracted.”

Okowa disclosed that the contractor handling the renovation of Government Hospital, Bomadi has been urged to execute the projects in phases to ensure that skeletal services were rendered at the hospital while construction work was on.

Speaking, HRM Oharisi III observed that Ughelli Kingdom has received unprecedented developmental projects since the assumption of office by Governor Okowa and urged the Governor not to relent in his efforts to develop the state.

The monarch thanked Governor Okowa for his sincerity and unity of purpose, stating that the people are in support of his administration.

HRM Oghenekevwe Kumane, Eruvwedede III, the Ovie of Evwereni also, commended Governor Okowa’s administration for the spread of people-oriented projects across the state.


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