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    Tuesday, March 26, 2024

    Education is Greatest Weapon Against Poverty, says Mbah

    The Enugu state governor, Dr Peter Mbah,has described education as the greatest weapon of the state in the fight against poverty,based upon which his administration is to spend 33 per cent of the 2024 state budget on the education section sector.

    The Governor made the remark at a town hall meeting  with the theme:: Issues of Governance: the journey so far, held in Enugu.

    He revealed that work is ongoing  in 135 out of the 260 smart schools, while the remaining 125 School  will be in operation on or before the sept  2025.

    Governor Peter Mbah reeled out his administration’s achievement  in less than one year in office to include providing adequate security, massive road rehabilitation and construction, of 81 rural and urban roads ,  provision of 120 million liters daily water supply from its initial 5 million Litres of water.

    Provision of 260 type 2 hospitals being constructed in 260 wards of the state with  state-of-the-art medical facilities.

    He also touched on the signing of  electricity bill  into law and  setting  up the electricity regulatory commission with investment in agriculture, transportation human capital development,  with  training of 40,000 Enugu youths in ICT skills and another 10,000 in vocational skills;  among many other interventions.


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