By Judith Eze
The Wife of the Governor of Ebonyi State, Uzoamaka Nwifuru, Tuesday,19th September2023 flagged off a day fresher course for Adult Education and Mass literacy Facilitators at the Council Headquarters, Ikwo Local Government Area.
The Special Assistant to Governor on Adult Education,Barr Stella Nwagu who Represented Uzoamaka Nwifuru said that the State Government under the administration of Governor Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru has mapped out modalities to enhance educational system in Ebonyi State.
She enjoined the facilitators to put in their best after the training and ensure that they extend the knowledge they gain to their various wards.
The wife of the Governor Commended the effort of the Executive Chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area, Barr Sunday Nwankwo in promoting the policies and programs of the State Government towards education in Ikwo Local Government Area. She extolled him for organizing a day fresher course for Adult Education and Mass literacy Facilitators;saying that this will help to fight illiteracy in Ikwo as contained in People’s Charter of needs of Ebonyi State Government.
Earlier, the Executive Chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area, Barr Sunday Nwankwo Commended the unrelenting effort of His Excellency, Rt Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru in improving educational Sector in Ebonyi State. He said with this training, people will be exposed and have more chances of learning.
“I welcome you all to today’s event. We are here because of our joint passion for second chance in education.They are people out there who can not read and write; but with this, they can. These people are our targeted audience for today’s event.
” Let me commend the effort of His Excellency, Rt Hon.Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru and his wife,Chief Mrs Uzoamaka Mary-Maudline Nwifuru who initiated this as part of the People’s Charter of needs.
“The facilitators are the important agents in the fight against illiteracy in Ebonyi State and I want the participants to put in their best while thiy training last”.
The participants were drawn from the 20 electoral wards of Ikwo Local Government Area. And at the end of the training, they will be able to anticipate the basic concepts of Adult Literacy,Mass education Strategy. The Facilitators will also be able to motivate the illiterate adults to attend literacy classes, motivate the volunteers to participate effectively, monitor/report on literacy programmes,etc.