Humanitarian Service: ABSG Commissions Computer Lab Worth Millions Of Naira…As Anglican Bishop Lauds Benefactor
By Our Reporter
The Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie lkpeazu has commissioned the ICT Laboratory with 30 Sets of computers with teaching aids worth millions of naira, given to St Mary Magdalene Anglican Girls Seminary, Laguru Ubakala in Umuahia South L.G.A, of the State by a United States of America based, Dr. (Mrs) Andreasen Cheryl.
According to findings, Dr. Cheryl had also undertook and completed the renovation of one of the two storey hostel blocks of the school.
Commissioning the project, Dr. Ikpeazu who was represented by his deputy, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu appreciated the wonderful works the Missionary Schools are doing in tackling the intellectual and moral upbringing of youths in various citadels of learning across the State.
He enjoined proprietors of Missionary Schools not to relent in assisting Government bridge the gap on moral decadence prevalent in the Society, even as he reassured of Government’s preparedness to hand over Schools to the leadership of Missionaries and Churches that are desirous of having their Schools returned to them.
Governor Ikpeazu disclosed that his led administration splitted the Ministry of Education into Basic and Post Basic education in a positive step to continue uplifting standards of education in the state.
He also reaffirmed his administration’s resolve to continue to place much premium on standard/qualitative education.
He appreciated the Anglican Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, The Rt. Rev’d Geoffrey Ibeabuchi and the Church leadership for achieving the feat, while urging the students to take advantage of the sound teachings impacted to them for their future benefits.
In his address, the Anglican Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, The Rt Rev’d Geoffrey Ibeabuchi said lots of renovation and reroofing of dilapidated structures have been accomplished through the Diocese and solicit financial assistance to enable them procure sets of computers,100 KVA generating set and Air Conditioners to meet JAMB requirements for an exam centre.
He also called for assistance in area of security for not just the equipment but the girls and their teachers.
The event which featured presentation of welcome songs, dance/ playlet by the students of St Mary Magdalene Anglican Girls Seminary and the payment of School fees of an SS2 student, Miss Kama Mary Iheomamere in appreciation of her wonderful poem rendition attracted the presence of the Commissioner for Basic Education, Chief Ukwu Rocks Emma, the representative of the Secretary to the State Government and Permanent Secretary, Sir Okey Ihedioha, elder Statesman, Chief Tony Ukasonya, the House of Clergy and others personalities.