BY MAGNUS EMUJI
Delta State Commissioner for Primary Education in the Governor Sheriff Oborevwori’s administration , Dr. Kingsley Ashibuogwu has reiterated his resolve to drive the primary education sector to a greater height in the State.
Dr. Ashibuogwu stated this in Asaba when he officially resumed duty as the State Commissioner for Primary Education.
The Commissioner sued for a robust working relationship with the staff of Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education with a view to actualise the MORE agenda of Rt. Hon. Oborevwori’s administration in the primary education sector.
Dr. Ashibuogwu explained that the initiative was designed to ensure that Delta State was ranked among the best in terms of development .
He pledged to contribute his quotas towards the development of the education system in the State, adding that he would always operate open door policy and carry staff along in the scheme of things.
Dr. Ashibuogwu solicited the cooperation and support of the staff of the Ministry to enable him succeed in his assignments.
Earlier, the Permanent Secretary in Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Augustine Oghoro described the appointment of Dr. Ashibuogwu as a testament of the disposition and trust as well as confidence the present Oborevwori led administration had reposed in him.
Oghoro , who stated that education was a change agent in any society, noted that the primary and secondary education sector of the education industry in the State was the one that offered compulsory free and quality education to learners in the State.
He said that the duty of the Ministry was to ensure that the policy directives of the State Government was effectively and adequately carried out.
Oghoro told the Commissioner that staff of the Ministry would perform their duties, support and cooperate with him to move the Ministry forward.
The PS recalled that the State Governor during the swearing in of the members of the State Executive Council reaffirmed his resolve to give the education and other critical sectors priority attention.
Oghoro said that the the management and staff of the Ministry would ensure that the aspirations and expectations of the Governor was achieved, especially in the primary education sector.