BREAKING: Enugu State to Host Groundbreaking NgEducators International Model UN Conference

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Enugu State is poised to host the inaugural NgEducators International Model United Nations Conference, a significant event being organized by the Enugu State Ministry of Education under the visionary leadership of His Excellency Dr. Peter Mbah. This landmark conference will function as a creative simulation of the United Nations General Assembly, as Nigerian students representative drawn from all over the country will be featured as international diplomatic delegates. Under the theme “Development of Education in Developing Countries,” the event will not only be a watershed moment for Educational discourse and innovation but aims to draft resolutions for the future of education in Nigeria through simulated plenary sessions, networking, and collaborative workshops.

The weeklong itinerary begins with a Welcome Reception on June 3rd at the Old Government Lodge, Enugu, followed by the grand inauguration at Okpara Square and the launch of Enugu Smart Green Schools in Owo. Intense Model UN Plenary Sessions and a meeting of Nigerian State Commissioners of Education will occur at the Old Government Lodge. The conference concludes with an awards ceremony on June 7th and a reflective valedictory session on June 8th.

Notable speakers include Vice President H.E. Kasim Shettima, Governor Dr. Peter Mbah, Minister of Education Prof. Tahir Mamman, UBEC Executive Secretary Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, Ambassador (Dr.) Tivlumun Innocent Ahure, and Prof. Ndubueze Mbah. They will inspire delegates and underline the event’s essence.

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The Enugu State Commissioner for Education Prof. Ndubueze Mbah highlights the alignment of this conference with Governor Mbah’s ambitious plan to transform education in Enugu State. According to him, Central to this vision is constructing 260 ‘Smart Green Schools’ equipped with internet, computers, interactive whiteboards, 3-D printing, augmented reality, robotics, and artificial intelligence, aiming to cultivate a future-ready workforce.

This conference, part of the UN’s ‘Our Common Agenda,’ seeks to raise resolutions that accelerate progress towards SDG 4 in developing countries. By bringing together global, national, and local education stakeholders, it promises impactful discussions to reshape education. Enugu State stands on the cusp of an educational renaissance and hosting this event, demonstrates her commitment to initiating and fostering a culture of educational innovation and excellence, preparing students to thrive in an increasingly complex world.

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