Chinedu Obidigwe, a lawmaker representing Anambra East and West Federal Constituency of Anambra State distributed educational and instructional materials worth about a N100 million to schools in his constituency.
In a speech to flag-off the exercise at the Fr. Joseph’s Memorial Secondary School, Aguleri, Obidigwe said that he donated the materials for schools in his constituency in fulfilment of his promises during the campaigns
The lawmaker further noted that the gesture would to a great extent complement the efforts of the current administration toward providing qualitative and affordable education for Ndi Anambra.
“You will agree with me that over the last few years, education in Anambra State has progressively been improved.
“The pupils, students, the teaching staff members, schools and government need all the support we can offer them to enhance education even more in our beloved state,’’ he added.
Mr Obidigwe revealed that the Items including computer sets, WiFi equipment, books, modern classroom chairs, desks, lockers, office equipment were part of his strategy to scale up enrollment into schools.
He encouraged the school management and pupils to make judicious use of the materials while calling on the youths and communities to help to provide security for the materials to enable them to serve their purpose.
Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, a former Central Bank Governor (CBN), Mr Patrick Obalum Udoba, Member representing Anambra West Constituency in the State House, Sylvester Orji-Okafor TC chair Anambra West, his Anambra East counterpart Mr Nweke, Traditional rulers, the clergy all appreciated the lawmaker for the gesture.
Some of the beneficiary schools are Fr. Joseph’s Memorial Secondary School Aguleri, Crowther Memorial Secondary School, Umuikwu Anam, Michael Tansi Secondary School, Eziagulu Otu Aguleri, Col. Mike Attah Secondary School Mkpunando Aguleri.
Others are Arch Bishop Patterson Seminary Secondary School Igbariam, Government Technical Secondary School, Umueri, Justice Chinwuba Secondary School, Aguleri, Fr. Tansi Secondary School Aguleri and Community Secondary School, Umueze Anam.