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Wike pilots Rivers boarding school scheme

25 January 2016, 09:00Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared his administration's resolve to provide quality education infrastructure across  the state.

He said the aim was instituting a world class education system.

The governor stated this at the weekend after inspection of ongoing construction road and school projects.

He said his administration would develop a boarding system for the secondary school education sub-sector in the state to enhance learning.

Wike said the state government was currently working on the infrastructure for the boarding schools.

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He noted the Government Girls Secondary School in Rumuokwuta would serve as a pilot project.

“Our people deserve the best," said Wike.

"Therefore, we will give them the best  education. We are developing a boarding school system that will produce students who can compete globally."

Wike expressed satisfaction the basic road infrastructure and fencing of the school had progressed well. 

"We shall in the next few weeks develop the laboratories, hostels and quality libraries to enhance education in this school,” Wike said.

He pointed out that the same facilities would be developed in 11 schools in the three senatorial districts of the state.

- CAJ News


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