Frontline governorship candidate of Action Peoples Party (APP) in Abia State, Hon. Mascot Uzor-Kalu alongside the representative of the Bishop of Umuahia, Very Rev. Msgr. Dr Francis Nwaiwu- Parish Priest St Michael’s Parish Ugwunchara Umuahia and the Holy Rosary Chaplain: Rev. Fr Christopher Amaugo today, 16th June 2022, commissioned a new hostel block built by his elder brother, the Senate Chief Whip and the Senator representing the good people of Abia North senatorial constituency, His Excellency, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu at Holy Rosary Secondary School, Umuahia.
Mascot Uzor Kalu while addressing the students and guests at the event, stated that the importance of education in the development of any state can not be over-emphasized and such project like the new hostel block will greatly enhance learning and human capacity building. He also added, “the promise made has been kept.”
Speaking further, he used the opportunity to reiterate his promise of free education at the Primary and Secondary School levels in Abia state if elected as Governor.
According to the governorship hopeful, “it would interest my government that education drives every sector of our lives, it is through learning that we can mould the character of our children.”
In appreciation remark, the Principal of the School, Sr. Jane Samuel Okoro, thanked Senator Kalu for keeping to his promises, as the sewing machines he previously provided to the school have enabled the students to acquire a variety of skills.