Edo among three fastest growing states in Nigeria – Chukwumerije
By SIMON EBEGBULEM & GABRIEL ENOGHOLASE
BENIN—Chairman,Senate Committee on Education, Senator Uche Chukwumerije, has rated Edo State among the three fastest developing states in the country, attributing same to the character and political leadership of Governor Adams Oshiomhole.
Senator Chukwumerije, who gave the assessment during a courtesy call on the governor in Benin City, yesterday, said: “In terms of resources, you are not as rich as the richest states or the first segment of the richest in the country, but in terms of achievements, you share with two other states that feat of being the fastest developing state in the country.”
Noting that his committee was in the state to oversee the most distressed sector of the country and yet a sector that is most pivotal to the future of the country, he said: “We have a governor that has the trait, which has been proved in the theatre of popular struggles. You see yourself particularly excited because, if you transfer that trait into education, you will help us bring into education the kind of transformation which anybody who believes in the future of the country would wish for.”