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Friday, November 16, 2018


Taking into cognizance the maxim which posits that education is power,  it is imperative to note that the greatest legacy  parents, guardian, or a government can bequeath to her people is qualitative education.

In Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel in recognition of the efficacy of the above subject, recently approved the take over of ten Community Schools by the State Government. This is to further substantiate the sincerity of his administration to provide a serene environment for pupils and students to easily access and enjoy the free and compulsory education in line with global standard. 

Despite the challenges of dwindling economy ever since his assumption in office, Gov Emmanuel has exhibited undeniable effort to ensure education is given prime focus as a creteria to mold a prosperous, peaceful and secured coexistence for our unborn generations. 

Governor Emmanuel's name can never be ommitted among top great leaders no matter how bias the author may be.

The advent of three new Secondary Schools in the State, namely, the Nigerian Navy Military school (NNMS), Ikot Ntuen, Oruk Anam Local Government Area. The newly established Army Command Science Secondary School in Efa, Etinan Local Government Area, which was refurbished and fully equipped to replace  the Salvation Army Secondary School and the Model Girls Secondary School, Ikot Ekang, Abak Local Government Area, it has been commissioned and is comprehensively operational.

The commissioned remodeled Obio Akpa campus of the Akwa Ibom State University, in Oruk Anam, which now boast of six major projects which includes: a digital Language Library, a commercial farm palm oil mill, a commercial farm feeds mill, vegetable green house, Ultra Modern Mass Communication Studio and a magnificent Arts theatre are worthy testimonies of Governor Udom Emmanuel's commitments and determination to actualise sustainable global educational standard in Akwa Ibom State. 

To further position AKSU as a referral for global academic standard, the entire internal and access roads in Obio Akpa campus now wears an amazing ambience of newly constructed streets with side drains courtesy of the Governor.

Another landmark record under this administration in the education sector is the issuance of licence to the prestigious College of Education, Afaha Nsit which is now listed among other degree awarding institutions in Nigeria.

The College of Education, located in Afaha Nsit, Nsit Ibom Local Government is rated one of the fastest growing tertiary institution. This however bring to bare the altruistic attributes of Governor Emmanuel to create  a conducive atmosphere of learning by boosting the institution's infrastructural status. 

Nevertheless, the ultra modern digitalized Administrative Block in Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden was commissioned by Governor Udom Emmanuel while construction of internal and access roads have commenced in the Permanent site of AKSU in Mkpat Enin? 

It will interest us to know that the internal roads of Cornelia Corneli College, a Computer Laboratory and various renovated classrooms blocks awarded and constructed have been commissioned by Governor Udom Emmanuel. Several schools across the state equally have benefited from the governor's intervention programmes to provide Computer Laboratories and internet access in the schools in an effort to support advance knowledge in information communication technology (ICT.)

 The University of Uyo just got her first Arts Gallery building courtesy of the first family to honour the memory of Late Prince Bernard Sampson Idiong and Professor Stella Idiong;  parents to Her Excellency, Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel. Isn't this gesture a manifest proof of fair love for education and greater Akwa Ibom State?

The Udom Emmanuel administration has not only sustained the free and compulsory education from Pre-Primary to Senior Secondary three, but consistently, undertakes payment of Senior Secondary Certificates Examination (SSCE), fees running into hundreds of millions for all indigent students.


Several schools across the State under the Udom Emmanuel led-administration have been given a face-lift to enable ambience academic learning. The apt intervention of the Governor in the renovation and rehabilitation of classroom blocks, Assembly halls, hostels and administrative offices through the Inter Ministerial Direct Labour Committee, and ongoing supply of school desks across the State are crystal exray of the Governor's inclination to set an indelible legacies in the education sector. 

Udom Emmanuel is assiduously working, and having achieved so much in his first tenure in office despite the economic downturn the country was plunged into; it is obvious that the renewal of the governor's second term mandate will be of great value and positive significance to the general benefits of Akwa Ibom people. 

A vote for Udom Emmanuel is a vote for sustainable development, progress peace and security. 



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