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Since the inception of the present administration in 2015, as led by Apostle Chief Dave Nweze Umahi, Ikwo Local Educational Authority of the basic education sub-sector has achieved an uncommon feat in various areas.


The Lafarge Africa National Literacy Competition, LANLC is a literary competition sponsored by Lafarge Africa, a multi-National company that deals on production of building materials as part of her social responsibility in the national education sector. The competition programme was implemented by Ovie Brume Foundation, a Lagos based non-governmental organization.
During the 2015 and 2017 editions of the competitions respectively, Ikwo LGEA emerged the champion at the Ebonyi Central Zone at the State Level and represented the State at Federal Zonal Level for South East in Enugu. The contingent came back with 3rd and 5th positions respectively.


Between 2016 and 2017, a year interval, three pupils from Ikwo LGEA have benefitted from Primary School Scholarship Award of Oando Foundation a non-government organization collaborating with education institutions to award Scholarship to outstanding learners as a part of their social responsibility in education.


The LGEA, through its personnel, Research and Statistics section, has successfully trained 202 heads and classrooms teachers on school record keeping and effectively supervised the implementation in schools for effective teaching and learning in Ikwo Council Area.
The Section has also ensured up-to-date monthly submission of the LGEA statistical returns to Ebonyi State UBEB and as well organized induction trainings for non-professional teachers of the federal government N-Teach Scheme in Ikwo Education area.


In 2017 edition of the State Primary School Sports Jamboree in Ebonyi, 24 out of the 50 athletes that represented Ebonyi Central Zone at the State Level came from Ikwo Local Education Authority.
In the games categories, the LGEA received two golden medals in volley ball and one silver medal in handball.
The Ikwo LGEA also bagged six golden medals, four silver and two bronze medals in track events and was awarded with two golden medals and two bronze medals in field events.


In response to demand for urgent enrolment of children into pre-primary learning centres, Ikwo Local Government Education Authority has ensured the formation of Early Child Care Development Education Centres in the various primary schools of the council area.
There were trainings organized for the ECD teachers on Reggio Emilia Methodology and toy making to facilitate teaching and learning processes in the ECO sections across the council education area.

Dr Bartholomew Ukwa
Education Secretary
Ikwo LGEA.