The Vice Chairman of Uyo Local Government Council, Hon. Ukai Udeme Emmanuel on Tuesday, February 11, donated school bags to Lutheran Primary School, Itiam Etoi in Uyo.
Presenting the item, Hon. Ukai stated he was poised to support the course of education in Akwa Ibom State in his little capacity thereby complementing the completion agenda of Governor Udom Emmanuel on free and compulsory education policy in the state.
He stressed that education should be prioritized by ensuring that the necessary requirements for pupils and students in primary, secondary and higher institutions are met.
According to him, “Education is the bed rock of every society that has brought about single and outstanding opportunities we gain today in the world with a high level of exposure in all facets of life”.
Amb. Ukai who reiterated his commitment to support and encourage the younger generation to see the need to acquire basic education for the benefit and betterment of their future and society at large, promised to extend this gesture to other schools across the 31 Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State.