Okorocha hails Imo Poly Rector …As institution holds 5th convocation

Gov Okorocha addressing the convocation as Emeka Offor and others watch

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.

Group decorates Kingsley Uju with ‘Most Youth-Friendly Man of the Year’ award

Engr Uju joined by friends, displaying his portrait at the event.

A group of Imo state youths under the aegis of Social Media Searchlight Concept (SMSC), has decorated Engr Kingsley Uju with the ‘Most Youth-Friendly Man of the Year 2016’ award.

Also decorated with the ‘Legislator of the Year 2016’ award, was Engr. Obinna Onwubuariri, Member representing Isiala Mbano, Onuimo and Okigwe Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives.

The investiture held on Saturday at All Seasons Hotel, New Owerri.

Speaking during an interview with Newsmen shortly after the event, Engr Uju who is the Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Imo State Government, noted that the award was a demonstration of the enormous love he enjoys from Imo state youths.

He opined that well-meaning individuals should use every opportunity given them by God, to touch the lives of the less privileged of the society and promised to keep the flag flying since Imo youths deemed him fit for such an honour.

The Deputy Chief of Staff did not mince words when he said that he had resolved to use the occasion as a stepping stone to do more for the good people of the state, adding that his commitment to the rescue mission government earned him the honour.

“I know I am not the best, richest and most exalted, but because of my commitment and belief in the rescue mission government, I am being remembered today by a group that is apolitical”, Uju hinted.

Joined in the celebration were personalities of the oil rich regions of Ohaji, Egbema and Oguta Local Government Areas, who in their separate remarks described the award as a well-deserved one.

Highpoint of the occasion was the presentation of portraits of both awardees.