Plans have been concluded by Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu to relocate the state-owned College of Health Sciences and Management Technology Aba to Umuobiakwa, coincidentally the governor’s home town.
The governor has therefore presented a big bus to the school to make the commencement of academic and administrative activities at the new site easier.
Onyebuchi Ememanka, chief press secretary to the governor in a statement said the Governor reiterated his commitment to the growth of the College.
Additionally, the governor “announced that the sum of 100 Million Naira had just been released to the contractor handling the Permanent Site project to accelerate work at the site”, he said.
The Governor, represented by a Member of the Governing Council of the College, Mr Osondu Nwaigwe, charged them to put the vehicle to good use and ensure proper maintenance.
He continued, “Receiving the vehicle on behalf of the College Management, the Registrar of the College, Elder Barth Ibendiogwu thanked the Governor for the donation which he said will go a long way to boosting the morale of the College Community, especially the students.
“He thanked the Governor, who once served as the Chairman of the Governing Council of the College years ago, for ensuring prompt payment of salaries to the staff of the College, adding that they had long received their salary for December 2022.”