August 19, 2022



Abia 2023: I’ll declare state of emergency on schooling if elected – Ibe

The founder and proprietor of Gregory College Uturu (GUU), Professor Gregory Ibe has pledged to declare a state of emergency within the schooling sector if voted as governor in 2023.

The Chancellor of Gregory College, Uturu and APGA governorship candidate made this declaration whereas reacting to the current withdrawal of the accreditation standing of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba by the Nationwide Board for Technical Training (NBTE).

He, nonetheless, sympathised with the scholars and employees of the establishment whose educational programme has subsequently been truncated by the NBTE pronouncement.

In line with Prof Ibe, “That is one withdrawal of accreditation too many. It’s undoubtedly not a very good time to be an Abian of educational bent. I’m notably pained by this unhappy growth due to the preponderance of interventions I initiated by TETFUND collaborations and distribution of palliatives to employees members as a method of preventing this tragic final result. 

“Inform me what would be the destiny of the unlucky college students whose educational development has been forcefully truncated and the dilemma of employees members whose woes arising from many months of unpaid salaries has been additional compounded?”

To this finish, he revealed that this knowledgeable the rationale why he intends to declare state of emergency on the schooling sector if elected governor in 2023. He nonetheless introduced his willingness to soak up OND licensed college students of Abia Polytechnics in Gregory college Uturu to allow them convert to diploma students.

He mentioned, “leveraging the unimpressive final result of survey performed by trade consultants on instructional establishments in Abia state, which deployed Sustainable Improvement Objectives (SDG) indices and worldwide greatest practices in schooling to evaluate the true well being standing of our main, secondary and tertiary faculties, I as soon as once more reaffirm my resolve to declare state of emergency that may result in complete reform of the sector as soon as I’m elected governor in 2023. 

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“However to create an instantaneous response to the Abia Polytechnic debacle, I’ve requested the administration of our establishment to work out modalities for doable absorption of wanting OND licensed college students of Abia Poly into Gregory College Uturu for conversion to diploma students”.

Prof Ibe had previously initiated distribution of huge consignment of meals supplies to employees of Abia State Polytechnic Aba and Abia State College Uturu whereas facilitating essential interventions by federal authorities companies for each establishments.