Gov. Emmanuel to covert technical college to skills development centre

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Governor Udom Emmanuel

By Sunday Bassey

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom says former Technical College, Ikot Ada Idem in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area, will be upgraded and  converted to a modern Skills Development Centre.

Emmanuel stated this while addressing the congregation at the August Edition of Government House Prayer meeting at the Latter House Chapel, Government House, Uyo on Sunday.

He explained that the modern skills development centre would help to train people on entrepreneurial skills.

“We are trying to upgrade the Ikot Ada Idem Technical College to a skill acquisition centre which will contribute to the rehabilitation of some of our youths who have fallen prey to social vices,” he said.

Emmanuel said that as part of efforts to address the dearth of skilled manpower in the state through appropriate curriculum development, an education summit had been scheduled for Sept. 5 and 6.

He advised people to avail themselves of the training programmes offered by…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria