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Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo commissioning  the Government Craft Development Centre in Port Harcourt as part of the governor's first 100days for his second term 

Promotion of Vocational Education: Governor Wike revives Government Craft Development Centre 

 In line with his commitment  to empower youths through vocational training,  Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has revived the Government Craft Development Centre,  Port Harcourt,  bringing  the training facility back on stream as part of his first 100 days for his second term.
Commissioning the rebranded school on Tuesday in Port Harcourt,  Governor Wike said that Technical and Vocational Training remains  one of the surest ways of reaching out to thousands of Rivers youths.
Governor Wike announced  that the State Government has contracted Julius Berger to construct standard training workshops for the education of the students.
“We must develop  middle level manpower.  That is why  we have repositioned this school to groom technicians in the state.
“We have contracted Julius Berger to equip the  Workshops with standard  training machines.  Our children  must get the best training facility “, he said.
He warned the principal  against hiring out the school’s facilities  to outsiders.  He said the principal would be sanctioned .
Mayor of Port Harcourt City Local Government Area,  Victor Ihunwo said Governor Wike has performed exceptionally in the Education sector.
He commended the Rivers State Governor for reviving the dead institution and placing it on the platform  to empower Rivers youths.
Principal of Government Craft Development Centre,  Mr China Ameka appreciated Governor Wike for considering it necessary to rebuild the centre into a standard institution for teaching and learning  towards human capital development aimed at empowering the youths.
Deputy Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly,  Rt Hon Ehie Edison said Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has continued to showcase Rivers State as the best in terms of infrastructural development.
He said the revived institution will help in reducing crime in the society as youths would be equipped with  the right skills to be self-reliant.
Member Representing Khana/Gokana Federal Constituency,  Mr Dum Dekor described the project as a quantum leap to give the best to Rivers  youths.
He said Rivers  State  is the only State in the country  where  several projects have been rolled out for the first 100 days. He said Governor Wike has proved himself  as a lover of Rivers people.
Permanent Secretary of Rivers State Bureau of Special Projects,  Sunny Okere noted that the project was designed  to ensure that Rivers youths get the best technical education.  He said all the key Workshops have been primed to train the youths in the right skills.
Simeon Nwakaudu,
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor,  Electronic Media.
17th September,  2019.
Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo commissioning  the Government Craft Development Centre in Port Harcourt as part of the governor’s first 100days for his second term
Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo commissioning  the Government Craft Development Centre in Port Harcourt as part of the governor’s first 100days for his second term
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