Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo has held its fifth convocation and award ceremony.
Addressing the mammoth crowd at the convocation ground, Governor Rochas Okorocha described the Rector of the institution, Rev. Father Wence Madu, as a sound manager of men and resources who has done better and greater works with every small fund given to him.
He was pleased with the level of efficiency and effectiveness displayed by the Rector in managing the affairs of Imo Poly, stating that he has improved the standard of the institution.
The state governor who admonished the graduates to shun over dependence on white collar jobs, also charged them to think critically and come up with innovative ideas for job creation.
According to the governor, the era of drinking, clubbing and popping champagne were over. He charged them to aspire for greater things which their certificate can fetch them.
In a brief remark on the Institution’s new Governing Council Chairman, Sir Emeka Offor, the governor described him as a man whose name is synonymous with wealth and philanthropy.
Adding his voice Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District Chief Benjamin Uwajumogu, promised to build 200 seating capacity hall in the school.
In the speech of Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir Lawal, he commended the management of Imo Poly for honouring him with a fellowship award and scored Okorocha high for his achievements in the education sector and numerous projects executed by his regime.
The fifth convocation ceremony of Imo Poly attracted distinguished personalities.
Highpoints of the occasion was an award of excellence to those who performed creditably in their various fields of endeavour including wife of Imo State Governor, Nneoma Nkechi Okorocha.