By Levinus Nwabughiogu
APC governorship aspirant, Mr Tony Nwoye has commended members of the House of Representatives for supporting his proposal to boost education in Anambra State through the establishment of a Federal University of Education in Nsugbe.
The legislator, who is one of the leading aspirants on the platform of the APC made the legislative move on the floor of the House of Representatives when he presented the motion. He was backed by a number of legislators including the former speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Ossai Ossai. The bill to establish the school is titled “A bill for an Act to establish a Federal University of Education, Nsugbe to provide Training and Teaching Instructions in every aspect of Education and such other Fields of Applied Learning relevant to the needs of the development of education in Nigeria, Matters of Administration and Discipline of Students and for Related Matters.”
Presenting the bill during consideration for Second Reading, Nwoye said that the institution when established would help to improve the standard of education in the country. “It will upgrade the standard of learning, refocus our education, establish the issue of postgraduate studies. It will help engender and improve the educational system.” Supporting, Ossai said: “We need the school to be upgraded to a university; they have the necessary manpower. I support the bill.”