Chairman of Obio Akpor Local Government Area, Barr George Ariolu has commended the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike over his commitment in the educational advancement of the state.
Ariolu spoke at the commissioning of the Remodelled Okoro-Nu-Odu Secondary School, Rumuagholu in Obio Akpor Local Government Area (OBALGA) on Monday.
He commended the Governor for impacting on all sectors of the economy in Rivers State especially education.
“This project is one in the series of the magnificent and very significant projects embarked upon by your Excellency across the 23 Local Government Areas of Rivers State. Governor Wike is impacting on all the critical sectors of the economy including education.
“Your investment in education is legendary and the people of Obio/Akpor are thankful and grateful and will always stand by you in appreciation of your good works”, he said.
Speaking further, Barr George Ariolu maintained that the importance of education is unquantifiable.
According to the OBALGA boss, “It has been established that education is the bedrock of every society. Its importance to whoever has it is unquantifiable and not having it renders one impotent.”
In his speech, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike recalled that his administration, within four years, has carried out massive infrastructural projects including construction of 12 flyovers handled by reputable construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, buildings and other establishments.
Governor Wike also thanked the people of Rivers State for voting massively to elect Sir Siminalayi Fubara, who is now Rivers State governor-elect.
The remodeled Okoro-Nu-Odo Secondary School consists of classroom blocks, administrative building, science laboratories, fully furnished library, ICT Hall, 30- seater air conditioned assembly hall, apartments for youth corpers, 100kva generator, Drainages, 10,000 litre water tank and a security house .
The building was commissioned by the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr David Nweze Umahi.