Saturday, 20 December 2014

Awka Diocesan Bishop, Ezeokafor explains reason behind his Propose Peter University



The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor has said the proposed Peter University Project, Achina Aguata Council Area has all it takes to correct the anomalies in Nigeria education system if given the necessary support.
Bishop Ezeokafor who stated this at St. Patrick's Catholic Cathedral, Awka while interacting with newsmen said the diocese after serious consultations and empirical research decided to float a citadel of learning where there would be no cutting of corners in other to pass examination.
'Peter University will be affordable, ecumenical in nature, accessible and accommodating. The Peter University Project is a collective responsibility; it is for both clergy and laity. Catholics and non Catholics should support this noble initiative because at the end of it all we will all enjoy the dividends.
'The school will produce over 5000 job opportunities when completed. People should assist us because is a shared responsibility . We are building it to help the Federal and State governments change the dwindling nature of our education system.
'Our emphasis will be on both the teacher and the learner even though the learner will be given more attention because we want to produce quality manpower that will be job creators and not job seekers,' Bishop Ezeokafor said.


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