Imo State Governor, His Excellency Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha welcomed the honourable minister of State Education and Imo state representative in the federal executive council, Hon Emeka Nwajiuba at government House Owerri, who came on a courtesy call.
Nwajiuba from Nsu, in Ehime Mbano LGA, Imo state was appointed by the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as minister in the federal executive council.
The former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman TETFUND is expected to partner and collaborate with the government of Imo State in ensuring that quality and standard of education of Imo children are guaranteed.
Accompanying the Imo state Governor to receive the minister is the deputy Governor of Imo State and former member of the House of Representatives, Engr Gerald Irona, Commissioner for Education Imo State and former Minister of Education State and Foreign Affairs, Prof Viola Onwuliri among others.
The Governor made this known to the media through a press statement signed by his chief press secretary, Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu
He said: "On behalf of the people of Imo State, we extend our gratitude to Mr. President for appointing Hon. Nwajiuba as a Minister”, he said.
To Nwajiuba, Governor Ihedioha reiterated, "your trajectory from the House of Representatives to your appointment as a Minister is well appreciated by the people of the State. You are a son in whom we are well pleased"