Nnewi Monarch, Orizu wants illiteracy elimination in his kingdom

www.odogwublog.com reports that the Obi of Otolo and Igwe of Nnewi, Anambra state, Igwe Kenneth Orizu (III), has called for a total eradication of illiteracy in his domain.
Igwe Orizu was speaking during a stakeholders meeting for Adult and Non formal education at Nnewi North local government area.
Igwe Orizu commended the agency for their determination to place adult literacy in Anambra at a special height in the country and urged all who are still deficient to enrol in the program.

His words: ``I urge the stakeholders to join the trend and ensure that every illiterate and semi-illiterate in Nnewi North promptly enrols in the present system, which will help to stamp out illiteracy in communities’’.

Chairman, Nnewi North LG, Chukwudi Orizu, represented by his deputy, Hon Pius Onwuka, admonished the stakeholders to toe the line of the state Agency for Mass Literacy to ensure illiteracy is eliminated.

Present at the event are Acting Executive Secretary and Director, Agency for Mass Literacy Adult and Non-formal Education, Mr Donatus Nwosu ,Supervisor for Education Nnewi North, Mr Uzo Agbodikke, Head of LG Admin, Nnewi North, Mr Onyedibeyamma Ubokwu, Women leader APGA, Nnewi North, and Mrs Fecilia Achusim among others.

In his remarks, the Acting Executive Secretary and Director, Agency for Mass Literacy Adult and Non-formal Education, Mr Donatus Nwosu, said the agency has resolved to stamp out illiteracy in communities within the LGA in particular as the industrial hub of the state and the state at large.
He said they met to proffer solutions to problems of illiteracy in the state.

His words: ``We are here to proffer solutions to the best ways to strengthen adult education in this community, in other to meet the supposed standards by reducing illiteracy to its barest minimum’’.
``The campaign will be driven by the current National policy on adult education, where all major stakeholders will actively participate in massive sensitisation and mobilisation of adult and youth literacy in various communities’’.

Nwosu praised Governor Willie Obiano for providing adult literacy the deserved attention.

``Now we experience prompt payment of facilitators’ stipends, free tuition and provision of wide range of instructional materials provided by Government,’’ he said.

He lauded the stakeholders in Nnewi North adult education for their outstanding performance, emphasising that they deserve special commendation for setting new pace in adult literacy.

``Adult and Non-formal Education in Nnewi North has maintained leading position, which has contributed to winning of numerous awards from national and international organisations in the past.

``The present meeting with all that matters in adult literacy will further shoot them ahead.’’


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