Governor Willie Obiano says education remains the most important tool for human development.
Governor Obiano stated this at the 2021 Anambra State School Leaders Summit titled twenty-first Century School Leadership and Post COVID-19 School Rebranding” organized by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Secondary School Monitoring, Dame Chinyere Mbakwe in Onitsha maintained that his administration prioritizes education and insists on quality education as it enables students to develop all their attributes and skills to achieve their potential.
The Governor represented by his Special Adviser on Indigenous Medicine and Herbal Practice, Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim recalled the achievements recorded in the education sector under APGA government in the state and urged teachers to assist parents in teaching and moulding the character of Anambra State school children stressing the need for continuity for more development in the State.
Anambra State Commissioner for Basic Education Professor Kate Omenugha represented by the Zonal Education Officer for Onitsha, Mrs Nkechi Ihebuche, said Dame Chinyere Mbakwe is a school proprietor who understands the challenges of private education saying that private schools have contributed so much to education advancement in the State and charged them to always maintain quality education the State is known for.
The Chairman Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Basic Education, Sir Ejike Okechukwu who was represented on the occasion enjoined teachers and school proprietors to be role model in their respective schools.
Earlier in a welcome address, Dame Chinyere Mbakwe noted that twenty first century leadership is a perspective of leadership intended to respond to the unique challenges expressing the hope that with the workshop, school leaders, educators and teachers will be equipped with the tools that will enable them surmount COVID-19 challenges.
Lead Consultant of Riskout Consults, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Mr Justice Iyiegbu took the teachers on “Organization Leadership, Leading For Change.
Oggorchukwu Oranu who covered the event reports that National President of Owners of Private Schools Association of Nigeria, Mr Uzochukwu Solomon among others attended the event while presentation of certificate to the participants featured at the workshop.