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 Obiano Wins Best Education Friendly Governor in Nigeria Award

Governor Willie Obiano says that his administration will continue to accord priority to the training of teachers in the area to ensure quality academic delivery to students. Governor Obiano stated this at the Governor's Lodge, Amawbia when he received a teacher from the State, Mr Clement Okodo who won the President's Teacher-School Excellence Award. The Governor who was also presented with the award of the Best Education Friendly Governor which he won during the 2017 Teachers Day Celebration. The President Teacher-School Excellence Award was instituted by Federal Ministry of Education to recognize teachers who had done well in the profession.
The Winner of this year's award,  Mr Clement Okodo from Central School,  Abagana defeated other entries from 24 states including Abuja to clinch the best teacher in the country. Speaking while receiving Mr Okodo and other officials from the State Ministry of Education, Governor Willie Obiano, extolled him for doing the State proud. Governor Obiano who announced automatic promotion for Mr Okodo as well as a monetary reward of 1million naira, pledge that government would continue to take the manpower development of teachers serious.
The Commissioner for Education, Professor Omenugha in her speech, acknowledged that the awards which the Governor, teachers, students and pupils in the state are winning in Education bear eloquent testimony to the huge investments the present administration is making to improve the quality of education in the state and assured that the State Education Ministry is committed to driving the laudable vision of the Governor to reposition the sector.

In his remarks, the Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Chief NzemekaOlisa noted that the award will act as a motivation for other teachers to achieve the set objectives.Responding, the Awardee, Mr Okodo attributed the achievement to hard work and the steady support of the present administration through various training packages which he has benefited from and assured that the reward will spur him to achieve more.

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