GERMAN COMPANY TO PARTNER WITH ENUGU STATE GOVT. ON EDUCATION
The Enugu State Governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has reiterated his campaign promise to place premium on education as a key sector of his administration’s development agenda.
Governor Ugwuanyi stated this in Enugu while receiving a delegation of the International Training and Support (ITS),a German Technical and Production Training Company, led by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Heinz-Joachim Kuhnrich.
Governor Ugwuanyi who expressed his administration’s support to partner with the company in re-positioning the education sector, emphasized the importance of developing the technical and vocational education, for skill acquisition and manpower development in the state.
He however, appreciated members of the delegation for the bold initiative to partner with the government to promote education, He used the opportunity to invite the company to the forthcoming Enugu International Investment Summit in April, where the state will showcase its numerous business potentials to the world.
Earlier in an address, the Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Kuhnrich said that the team was in Enugu on a feasibility study on how to provide technical and vocational education training services and informed the governor that they were interested in partnering with some institutions such as the Enugu State College of Education Technical, Enugu, Government Technical College, Enugu, Government Technical College, Nsukka and other skill acquisition related schools in the state.
He expressed delight over the commitment of the state government towards the training of its students, adding that the company has the operational background to develop technical and vocational schools in the state through knowledge transfer, training and other support-based services.
As packaged by our on-line reporter, Chukwuma Ezeogu