FUNAI REGISTRAR RECEIVES AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
The Registrar of Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Mr. Gabriel Oko Chukwu was on 14th September, 2016 honoured by the Afikpo North Law Students Association of Ebonyi State University with an award for excellence service to humanity.
Presenting the award to the Registrar in his office, the President of the Association, Christian Uro Akani, said “he has been an exemplary Registrar. The award is in recognition of his selfless and humanitarian service and relentless effort towards empowering the youths of Ebonyi State and beyond.”
Akani who led other members of the association that included the Secretary, Egwu Augustine Eze further said:”The accolade is given to people of distinction for their service in human capital development and other areas of human endeavors, and we are happy to select him (Registrar) because of his numerous efforts in helping the youths of Nigeria reach their goals.’’
In his acceptance speech, Mr. Chukwu thanked the association for recognizing him for the award out of other deserving people, noting that he was a mere instrument in the hands of God and stressed that the award would spur him on in every aspects of life.
Recounting how he started as a clerical officer in the then Imo State Government, the Registrar admonished the students not to lose hope in Nigeria, stressing that the country would definitely overcome its challenges and enjoined them to be focused, resilient and patient in pursuing their goals.
The highpoint of the event was the dedication of the award by the Registrar to the University Community for their commitment to seeing the institution become a world class University, and his family for bearing with him during the challenging periods occasioned by his position.