Teachers in Abia State have used the opportunity of their interactive forum with the Governor to endorse the Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for a second term in office.
Speaking on behalf the the teachers and Education Secretaries in the State, Mrs. Ngozi Nwogwugwu said they are happy with Governor Okezie Ikpeazu as he has paid their salaries.
They thanked the Governor for retraining teachers, renovating schools and clearing of the salaries of primary school teachers. Mrs. Nwogwugwu pointed out the benefits associated with the exposure the Governor gave teachers through the retraining of teachers by Australians.
Addressing the teachers at Michael Okpara auditorium, the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu assure that "we must solve our problems through wage bill management" and reiterated that problems of salary payment will have been tackled by the end of December.
He said the newly built model schools in the State will be commissioned next month, maintaining that he will ensure government works on the psyche of Abia teachers, with a view to raising their self esteem as well as build a befitting environment for Abia school teachers.