The overall winner of the Bayelsa state Essay Writing Competition,
Africanus Noel, has been made a Child Commissioner for Education by the
state Governor, Seriake Dickson.
Introducing the Child Commissioner to government
functionaries in his office on Monday, the substantive Commissioner for
Education, Hon Jonathan Obuebite assured that the Dickson-led government
would continue to make appropriate investments in the education sector
to guarantee a more secure and prosperous future.
While assuming office, the 14-year old Child Education Commissioner who
is an SS1 student of the Ijaw National Academy, Kaiama, lauded the
Governor for establishing world class free boarding secondary schools
across the state.