The wife of the minister of transportation Dame Judith Amaechi will on Friday be conferred with the Fellowship Award of the Federal College of Education, (Technical) Omoku during the institute’s 9th to 18th combined convocation.
The provost of the college, Dr Emmanuel Ihenyiri in a letter dated April 12th stated that Dame Amaechi was considered for the award for her role in the girl child education through the instrumentality of the Empowerment Support Initiative (ESI).
Dr.Ihenyiri added that the award was the highest honour bestowed on eminent Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in their area of influence.
Dame Amaechi’s ESI has provided a tuition-free education in its early childhood development and education in the state with 10,000 pupils graduating from the programme.
The early childhood education also provided a meal per day to enhance nutritional and dietary requirements to enhance the intelligence quotient of the children.