The Anambra State Governor, Chief Dr. Willie Obiano has commended the Provost Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe, Dr Ifeyinwa Osegbo for transforming the college within her one year stay in office. Governor Obiano who was represented by Commissioner for Tertiary Education in the state, Prof Obiekezie made this remark during the NOCEN matriculation ceremony.
“His Excellency is happy that you are admitted to this citadel of learning. “Feel at home because Anambra State is the safest state for everything good you are doing”
“Governor Obiano would do everything to make sure you are comfortable here, the perimeter fencing and intra college roads construction are ongoing. He would provide other things as the need arise”, said Obiekezie.
Similarly, the provost, Dr. Osegbo in her address said that the college was part of the Nigerian society faced with lack of some basic amenities but assured the students of the Governor’s continued support.
“The college has fair share of problems facing Nigerian society like incessant power outage, shortage of water supply, inadequate infrastructure essential drugs etc. when these arise do not feel the authorities have neglected your welfare”
Dr. Osegbo further advised the students to shun violent demonstrations, cultism, exam malpractice and other social vices which could endanger life and property urging them to choose dialogue when resolving issues.
She further called on private individuals and organizations to partner with the college on areas of financial assistance, hostel accommodation, etc in other to sustain the development of the college.
In his speech, the Vice chancellor, University of Nigeria Nssuka (UNN), Prof. Benjamin Ozumba ably represented by, Dean Faculty of Education, UNN, Prof Dominic Ngwoke encouraged the students to aim for academic excellence.
He reminded the matriculants that UNN had earned enviable reputation for excellence over the years saying that UNN ranked among top 3 best Universities in Nigeria.
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