To add quality to the free and compulsory education, Governor Akpabio has also created a more conducive learning environment through massive rehabilitation and reconstruction of schools’ blocks, provision of science and laboratory equipment, construction of hostels and supply of desks in schools throughout the state.

As a way of ensuring that fi nal year secondary school students are not hamstrung by lack of money, the government undertakes payment of SSCE fees for all students in public secondary schools. This also includes payment of NABTEB fees for all students in public technical colleges.