Governor Willie Obiano’s think home philosophy has continued to yield dividends with the establishment of Grundtvig Polytechnic in Oba Idemili South Local Government Area.
The maiden matriculation ceremony of the higher institution which was held in Oba was attended by the Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Nkem Okeke, the Rector Federal Polytechnic Oko, Dr Francisca Nwafulugo, among others.
Speaking at the occasion, the Deputy Governor commended the initiative and expressed his belief in education as the key to success.
Dr. Okeke asked the students to take their studies seriously and know that they were admitted to study, improve their morals and character as a strong foundation to what they will later become in life.
Also speaking, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr. Sam Nsolibe who noted that they were granted licence in 2019, described the journey which started many years ago as tedious, pointing out that with the successful matriculation, the school becomes the only private polytechnic in Anambra State.
He noted that the vision of the Polytechnic is to raise the standard of education, building character and competence into humanity.
On his part, the Chairman and Executive Director of Grundtvig Polytechnic, Dr. Kachi Ozumba who appreciated the government of Anambra State for creating the enabling environment through brilliant policy and think home philosophy, revealed that the school idea began over a decade ago, pledged that they will continue with the culture of excellence and support students towards the realization of their dreams for attending the school.
In a goodwill message, the Rector of Federal Polytechnic Oko, Dr. Nwafulugo described the matriculation as an important academic transition, stressing that education is a real factor for tomorrow’s investment.