By Ken Asinobi
The member representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Awaji-Inombek Abiante, has called on Rivers people to seize the opportunity provided by the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology to acquire the requisite knowledge and skills embedded in the professions.
Speaking during an interview with journalists in Port Harcourt on Monday, the lawmaker urged individuals with fervor for the fisheries, engineering, and maritime sectors to seize the golden opportunity provided by the college to actualize their dreams.
Rep. Abiante said the college with a campus in the heart of Ngo Town, Andoni Local Government Area, is a pioneering institution, destined to become a beacon of learning, innovation, and economic growth for not just the constituents of Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro but for the entireSouth-South region.
He emphasized the college’s expansive scope, highlighting its potential to unlock limitless career prospects, not limited to the fisheries sector but extending to the engineering and maritime fields.
He said, “So, I call on everyone who is willing, interested, and desirous of having a career in not just the Fisheries sector alone but inclusive of the Engineering and Maritime sector, to take advantage of this opportunity and key in. Nobody knows what it will lead us into tomorrow.”
Rep. Abiante further stressed the importance of investment in the college, saying, “It is a simple appeal, and for those who have the means, they should be able to invest to ensure that the facilities requisite for the comprehensive take-off of other departments in the college are achieved.”
The federal lawmaker commended the former governor of Rivers State and current Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Chief (Barr) Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for his unwavering support in securing the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology campus in Ngo Town, Andoni Local Government Area