The Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah has described the return of schools to the Church by Governor Peter Obi administration as a fundamental initiative to recapture the core values of Ndigbo.
Princess Stella was speaking at the 2013, Sustainable Good Governance organized by League of Anambra Professionals in collaboration with Anambra State government at the Women Development Centre, Awka.
The Minister represented by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dr. George Osi, noted that Governor Obi has raised the bar of governance through unique leadership style that has attracted a lot of commendation. She explained that the return of schools to the mission would help to raise the moral tone in the society and check the erosion of the value system and emphasized that Igbo values were fundamental in promoting unity, hard work, socio-economic and political growth as well as enhance team spirit and interdependence and communal achievements.
Speaking at the event, the Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety Corps, Chief Osita Chidioka identified love for money and unbridled quest for National resources as causes of value erosion and regretted that people without any known source of livelihood were today celebrated and honoured as opinion leaders and decision makers.
The Chairman on the occasion and former Presidential Adviser on Petroleum Matters, Dr. Emmanuel Egbogah said the Forum offered a platform to explore and reflect on the lives of the State, identify its shortcomings and proffer measures to re-launch the State on course to recover its lost glory.
The Acting President of LAP Mr Chike Nwegbe said the summit was for harnessing ideas to leverage versed talents, skill and knowledge that would assist in building progressive societies as the State was endowed with abundant human and material resources.
In his own remarks, Gov. Obi said that all hands must be on deck for the rebuilding of the State along ennobling paths