By Ajuwa Victor, Asaba
The Delta state government has approved the construction of the phase II of the proposed Teachers Professional Development Centre (TPDC), Owa-Oyibu, in Ika North East local government area of the state.
This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah, after the state executive council meeting presided over by the state governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa at the Government House, Asaba.
The centre, when completed, will train and retrain teachers at all levels to enhance their proficiency in the discharge of their duties.
It would be recalled that the approval for the construction of the first phase of the project was awarded in December, 2017. The meeting also approved the upgrade of facilities at Army Day Secondary School, Effurun, Uwvie local government area and Zik Grammar School, Sapele, in Sapele local government area.
Some streets off Anwai Road, Asaba, were equally approved for construction. They are, Paul Ikediashi Street/Nonye Ugboma Close/ Barr. I. M. O. Nwabuoku Crescent/Chief J. Obi Street.