Commissioner for Tertiary Education Urges Undergraduates to Shun anti-social Activities, Commends Governor Nwifuru.

By Okpara C. Amadi

The Commissioner for Tertiary Education Ebonyi State Prof C A Omaka, SAN* has advised undergraduates in institutions of higher learning to shun antisocial activities and remain focused on their studies. Prof Omaka made the charge during the 5th Matriculation and Capping ceremony of Ebonyi State College of Nursing and Midwifery Uburu for the 5th Matriculation/Capping Ceremony which took place at the school premises over the weekend.

The Commissioner who was also chairman of the occasion in an opening remarks drew the attention of staff and students of the College to the high premium placed on education by His Excellency Governor Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru, which according to the Hon Commissioner would not be compromised.

Prof Omaka charged the management, staff and students of the institution to keep faith in the Nwifuru led administration as he is poised to tackling all the perceived challenges that impede the growth of tertiary educational institutions in the state.

He emphasized that education and the health sector are cardinal to Governor Nwifuru’s administration, and all hands must be on deck to partner with government towards making this vision a reality. He commended the Provost of the College, Rev Sr Perpetua Ejimofor and her team for examplary leadership in the college.

In her address, the Provost commended the government of Ebonyi State for establishing the school and highlighted some of the challenges of the institution which included dearth of portable water supply. She thanked the Hon Commissioner for honoring the invitation amidst his very tight schedule and promised to charge all the staff and students to sit up and embrace hard work in line with the target aspirations of His Excellency Rt Hon Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru the governor of Ebonyi state.

Also in attendance were the Hon Commissioner for Health Dr Ekuma Moses Ikenna who represented the Governor in the event, the Hon Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development Engr Francis Ori, Acting Permanent Secretary/Director Medical Services Dr Charles Alike, the SA to the Hon Commissioner for Tertiary Education Hon Agha Obinna Onya, among others.

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