The Adamawa State government has allocated a large parcel of land to the Rochas Foundation to build a school for the less-privileged.
Governor Jibrilla Bindow said on Sunday, in Yola, that the move was an expression of the government’s sacrifice, in the interest of education.
He called on well-meaning Nigerians to invest more in education, adding that the sector was vital to social development.
He commended Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State for the provision of a secondary school for the less-privileged in Adamawa.
He added that the state was one of the educational disadvantaged, assuring him of support from the state government.
The land allotted to the Rochas Fundation was a former golf field.
He said that the public interest surpassed the interest of an individual or group of individuals.
He said the gesture would go a long way in propagating the change the people had been yearning for.
“We can sacrifice anything for education because it is only peace that is as important as education. I commend Governor Rochas Okorocha for this kind gesture and I pray that the lord will grant him success in his future political endeavours. I am calling on well-meaning Nigerians to take a cue from Rochas to invest more in education, especially by supporting the less-privileged…”
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