Politicians are our Problem

The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has advocated for Nigeria’s strong cultural reposition as against borrowed values from the Western countries. Owelle Rochas Okorocha who gave this advice at the University of Nigerian Nsukka where he delivered a lecture at the University’s 20billion Naira Endowment Fund/Launching ceremony said it will enable the nation’s economy grow according to the setting of the society.

The governor expressed that Nigerian came into existence in 1914 and ought to have grown a solid economic and socio-cultural base for speedy development and nationhood.

He posited that the problem of our country is not illiteracy or poverty, rather politicians who always look up for next elections at the detriment of planning for the future generation.

He however encouraged the management of the University to introduce programmes that will enhance their internally generated revenue so as to achieve full autonomy of the institution.

In an opening remarks the pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governor Council, Professor S.O. Igwe, thanked Governor Okorocha for honoring their invitation and urged him to sustain the good work he has started in Imo State.

He stated that the best asset that can be given to any child is education as such appealed that government alone cannot fund education; good spirited individuals should assist to ensure that qualitative education will be affordable to everyone.

In his address the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Bartho N. Okolo, who expressed gratitude to governor Okorocha and his entourage, said that all efforts was geared towards seeking new ways

of funding University system adding that Nigerians should assist the Institution in raising funds to reconstruct the dilapidated infrastructures in the University as well as construct new ones to accommodate the present population in the University.

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