Her Excellency, Dr. Martha Udom Emmanuel today commissioned a newly built classroom block and other projects in her Alma Mater, Cornelia Connelly College, Afaha Oku,Uyo.
The project is one of many which has been undertaken to give the school a face-lift and make it a conducive and befitting study environment.
Speaking at the event, the wife of the governor described the building as top class with aesthetic finishing and a job well done, while calling on the students of the school to be focused on their academics.
She also advised them to shun societal vices which will only derail their hopes of a fruitful and useful future.
Also speaking at the event, the resource person on the school’s projects and Member Akwa Ibom State Judicial Service Commission, Dr. Itoro Etim, described as role model of their Alma Mater and enjoined the students of Cornelia Cornelly College Uyo to emulate her exemplary life.
She also used the opportunity to congratulate the Dr. Emmanuel on her birthday celebrations and the many strides recorded in office as First Lady of the state.
Dr. Etim listed Her Excellency’s intervention projects in the school to include the reconstruction of the main avenue in 2015, the Chapel, the kitchen, fully furnished offices, toilets for the staff and students, staff quarters, the classroom block etc.
The event had in attendance C. C. C. Old girls and other eminent persons namely, the Honourable commissioner for Education, Mrs Idongesit Etiebet, Honourable Commissioner for Women Affairs, Dr ini Adiakpan, Chairman of the State Secondary Education Board, Rt Hon. Dr. Ekaette Ebong Okon, and many other dignitaries.