The Executive Governor of Cross River state, Ben Ayade, has disclosed why his administration began the construction of the Cross River West Africa Advanced Teachers Continuous Training College.
According to Daily Post, the Governor said the construction project was aimed at placing Cross River state to the first position when it comes to WAEC and NECO examinations’ performance.
Governor Ayade made this known while speaking at the foundation-laying of the training college in Biase Local Government area of the state.
“Arrangement was in top gear to change the state Ministry of Education to Ministry of Quality Education,” the Governor said.
“The intent of the project is to improve the performance and skills of teachers while addressing WASSCE performance across the state.
“This will be the first of its kind in the entire West Africa, it will be awarding degrees in collaboration with the British Canadian team, share affiliation with other universities across the world, particularly Canada and Britain,” Ayade added.
According to the Governor, the project will be completed within six month and the college will have foreign teachers, particularly from Pakistan, Philippines and India to handle physics and chemistry.
Olamide George is a graduate of Mass Communication from Olabisi Onabajo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State Nigeria; she writes and reports for Campusbiz Journal. Reach me via email@example.com