Governor Rochas Okorocha has released N7.5billion for the renovation
of all the government-owned secondary and primary schools in the
State.
Speaking while distributing the items in Owerri, the governor  said
that his government has already renovated  all the premier schools in
Owerri and environs.
He said that the project would commence immediately and to be
completed before May 29, 2019.
Okorocha had at the inception of the free education programme, given
the students and pupils free sandals, desks, uniforms, bags, employed
more than four thousand teachers and remodeled the Premier Schools in
Owerri and environs to enable the free education programme take off on
a very solid foundation.
He said  “Today as I exit in a very short time as your governor I want
to conclude with education. All those who have played a very vital
role in keeping this light on, I salute you and I commend all of you.
As I speak now, I want to announce to you that my parting gift to the
people of Imo State in the Education Sector is the immediate release
of N7.5billion for the renovation of all the secondary and primary
schools in Imo State”.
He added, “In addition, I will release immediately the sum of
N1million for the children in each of the primary and secondary
schools in the State for their pocket money. Every child in Primary
and Secondary Schools must also get the new bag already being
distributed”.

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