Education is the bedrock of every society The IKPEAZU’s STYLE of Leadership.
The Governor of Abia State Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu has continued to make efforts to improve on what he met on ground in the sector. In Abia, education has been tailored towards acquisition of skills through vocational training, job creation, knowledge based learning..
The education for employment (E4E) scheme launched by the Ikpeazu administration has produced over 500 graduates with relevant skills in ICT.
This administration also Re-trained Abia teachers, in partnership with Australian education providers, to enhance teaching efficiency. More than 200 teachers have benefited so far.
Abia State has maintained 1st position in WAEC for 4 years consecutively as a result of increased monitoring and enhancement of private and public sector educational resources.
Governor Ikpeazu renovated and built over 350 new classroom blocks across the 3 senatorial zones.
Constructed 15 new water Boreholes for schools in Abia State.
Over 50 modern school toilets built across the state.
Donated cars to teachers and built staff quarters at Ibeku High School Umuahia.
Home-grown free school feeding program launched and ongoing at selected schools in all the 3 zones.
Distributed free school sandals and bags in partnership with the private sector .
Free ICT and Coding training for primary and secondary schools in the state using the e-library at Umuahia as hub.
Launched a unified education platform for all schools in the state. Results and activities of all Abia school children can be monitored from one platform for private and public schools.
Commenced the construction of model schools with nursery, primary and secondary schools alongside dormitory, sports facilities and teachers quarters. 4 of such model school have been completed across the zones.
Equipped state-wide education inspectors with 42 motorcycles to enhance rural areas education monitoring.
Awarded tertiary education scholarships to best performing WASCE students in all the LGAs for 2 years.
These and several other achievements of the Governor has placed Abia ahead of others in Education.