Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba
The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed his administration’s determination to continue with the upgrade of facilities in public secondary schools in the state to meet global standards in the education sector.
Speaking during an unscheduled visit to Chude Girls Model Secondary School, Sapele, which hostel was gutted by a night fire recently, the governor said improvement in the learning environment is crucial to the provision of quality education.
While expressing sadness at the level of havoc caused by the fire, he thanked God that no life was lost during the incident.
Okowa said public institutions should have facilities that will make the learning environment to be in tune with modern trend, adding that what he saw at the school could warrant a declaration of an emergency situation in the education sector.