The Anambra State government says it will soon establish two new ministries to further improve its economy and service delivery.
Secretary to the State Government, Oseloka Obaze, announced the plan while speaking with newsmen in Awka on Wednesday.
Obaze said the new ministries that of petroleum and Information and Communication Technology, ICT.
He explained that the ministry of petroleum will help to harness the natural resources in the state to boost the employment of professionals in the field, while the ICT ministry would ensure that every school-age child in the state was computer literate.
“As an oil producing state, the need to actualise the goal of good life and poverty alleviation for the people has become imperative,” Obaze said.
According to him, schools in the 177 communities of the state have already received computers, adding that it is imperative that professionals are employed to improve computer education.