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West African Peoples Institute honours Etta Mbora as he Facilitates ICT project

|16  March 2018 | Ukorebi Esien

The management, staff and students of the prestigious West African Peoples Institute(WAPI), Thursday 15th March honored Hon. Etta Mbora, member representing Odukpani and Calabar municipality in the Federal House of representatives with a prestigious award and naming of a school hall after him as a mark of achievements in his chosen endeavours. TDN can report.

Unveiling the hall, Mbora expressed his sincere gratitude to the principal and management of the school for finding him worthy for recognition by presenting the prestigious award and the naming of the School Hall after him. 

He made it clear that he is a proud 
 WAPIAN and enjoined all old students of the school to make it a point of duty to always return back to assist the school in areas of need. 

In his word: "as old students,  we must continue to identify areas of need where we should collectively and individually give support especially in the improvement of infrastructures  where learning can be enhanced"

The event which also saw the school celebrate it's 80th anniversary had Hon. Mbora  present an ICT center to the school,  a project facilitated by him. 

The ICT center, according to the lawmaker "is in pursuit of excellence for this great school as well as to improve on the Information Communications Technology (ICT) knowledge of students and teachers towards preparing them for the global digitised challenges in the ever-growing creative and knowledge base economy".

Mr. Mbora who regretted  that the building was still under construction as the school marked her 80th anniversary, said, "our great school will be recognised too as a centre of Excellence for learning and improvement in experiences in high-tech learning for both teachers and students.

When completed, the multi million Naira building will house  over 50 sets of computers and other accessories. The lawmaker revealed that the complex will be  fully air conditioned sigh steady power supply from a standby power generating set as well as a one year free internet subscription. 
Mbora declared that  "the continuous existence of the school,  more than ever before,  is critical for the growth and development of Calabar in particular and Cross River state in general".
He said "our children who are enrolled here must be given quality training and this can only be achievable with improved facilities in the school".
Many old students who were in attendance made several donations to boost the image of the school in the area of infrastructural development.