Inaugurating the committee , Governor Wike said that the basic and senior Secondary Education levels are important to the development of education.
He said: “I plead with you to be committed to delivering on this assignment because it is critical to the development of education in the state.
“I respect members of the committee and urge you not to allow anyone to offer bribes to you. How much can they give to you, that will convince you to mortgage the future of Rivers children?”
Governor Wike said the State Government is committed to ensuring that private schools are of approved standard , with the right facilities and qualified teachers.
The ultimate goal of Governor Wike’s investments in the education sector is to create a knowledge based society and develop an economy that is beyond the Petroleum Deposits of the state. From 2016 to 2019, the progress of Rivers State in WAEC shows that Governor Wike’s success is not a flash in the pan. It indicates that the future of Rivers States is secured. Rivers State is in safe hands.