The Vice Chancellor, Professor E. Uche Ikonne has received kudos from the Ngwa Advancement Initiative (NAI), for his developmental efforts, especially, the automation of registration and admission process in the University
The commendation was made, during a courtesy visit of the group, made up of high ranking stakeholders of Ngwa extraction to the Vice-Chancellor, at the Council chambers.
In his remark, the leader of the group, Dr Chinatu Njoku, who is also the General Manager, Abia State Community Service Development Project, applauded the Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, PhD, for the appointment of Professor Ikonne, and expressed delight, that the VC is working harmoniously with the Governor, the Governing Council, the Senate, University Management, Workers, as well as staff and students of the University.
Responding, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Uche Ikonne stated that it was divine intervention, through the Governor, that brought him into office as the Vice-Chancellor, and this has put a huge responsibility on him, at all times to do what God wants.
He said he is racing against time to make indelible marks for posterity, calling on the Ngwa advancement Initiative to support Governor Okezie Ikpeazu PhD, because he, the Vice Chancellor also follows the footsteps of the Governor, in the prudent management of resources. He noted that Abia State University is the foremost agency of Government, having the largest collection of people from different parts of the State, and the Country at large.
The Vice-Chancellor enjoined them to care for each other and help in the emancipation of the Ngwa People through programmes that will help them adjust to new challenges of life.
In a vote of thanks, a member of the group, Chief B.U. Onwubiko assured the Vice-Chancellor of their continued prayer and support, and prayed God to reward the principal officers as well as the University Management who had worked relentlessly to support his administration