Prof. Josephat Okechukwu Ogbuagu Admits TETFUND Projects, The Best In Education Sector.The Provost, Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze Anambra State, Prof. Josephat Okechukwu Ogbuagu, has described TETFund as one of the most important things that has happened to the country’s education sector.
He noted that without interventions from TETFund, most public tertiary institutions in the country would have been in a state of inactivity.
According to him, TETFund has executed several intervention projects in most tertiary institutions of learning in the country which are aimed at enhancing learning, even as he commended TETFund for their commitment towards moving the tertiary institutions forward.
Ogbuagu stated this during the commissioning of the Multi-media Micro-teaching laboratory built and fully equipped by the TETFund Special Presidential Intervention 2013 at the College permanent site. He commended the Presidency, TETFUND and other relevant agencies for partnering with the college especially in building the gigantic edifice and fully equipping it with ultra –modern facilities for better service delivery in producing teachers who will help the nation raise a generation of citizens whose performance will meet the international standards; teachers that are well equipped with the desirable knowledge, skill and effective operations of the educational system.
He stated that most infrastructure in the college were courtesy of various TETFunds’ interventions, adding that a lot of achievements are attributable to the funding that has come from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund).
Handing over the building to the College management, the Director, Physical Planning Department, NCCE Abuja, Surveyor Jonathan Achumie, who doubles as the representative of the Presidency, stated that the Federal Government through TETFUND deemed it necessary to erect the Micro-Teaching laboratory in the college to ameliorate the difficulties encountered during teaching and learning and also noted that the Micro-Teaching laboratory has been equipped with the best facilities and the technology is the first of its kind.
The handover ceremony attracted the cream of college dignitaries including the Deputy Provost, Lady J.C Madichie, College Teaching Practice Co-ordinator, Barrister A.C Assimonye, Director of Works and Services, Engr. D.C Mojekwu, Director, Physical Planning and Statistics, Engr. B.U. Agwunobi among others.