The Provost of Abia State College of Education, Technical, Arochukwu, Dr Philips Nto has expressed confidence that the newly sworn in Governor of the state,Dr Alex Oti will usher in a new lease of life for education.
He said as a man who espoused the best manifesto prior to the 2023 election,Dr Oti was more than prepared to tackle the problems besetting education in Abia State.
In an interview with newsmen shortly after the swearing in of Dr Alex Oti, the Provost described the problems of education in the state as mind boggling.
According to him, apart from arrears of salaries, some of the institutions are bedeviled by lack of qualified manpower and Infrastructural deficit.
Dr Nto however disclosed that ASCETA has overcome the problem of infrastructure since he took over as Provost
Said he ,” the infrastructure available in ASCETA today are commensurate to what we can find in any university in Nigeria. Our set back are salaries arrears and low students enrollment”.
He called on the new governor to come to the aid of the college, given its potential in the technological development of the state.
Dr Nto noted that all students of the institution offer vocational courses so as to make them self employed upon graduation.