Over 168 people have been inducted as new members of the Organization of Nigerian Academy Professional person Administrators (ANUPA), Michael Okpara Academy of Agriculture, Umudike chapter in Abia Province.
Professor Maduebibisi Ofo Iwe, the Vice-Chancellor of the Michael Okpara Academy of Agriculture, in his address at a two-day workshop and induction programme, tasked all administrators to carry out their duties responsibly and warned them against corruption and discrimination, acts he said were brick walls to the effective running of a Academy.
Prof Ofo Iwe was represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic, Professor Udo Herbert.
In her address, the Registrar of the Academy, Mrs. Jacinta Ogwo-Agu, described Administrators as fundamental components in the progress of a Academy.
She emphasized that an administrator must know how to deal with a variety of personalities and be a model who ensures that all staff operate within the Academy laws, rules and standards.
Speaking at the case, the Chairman of the occasion and former Registrar, Alex Ekwueme Federal Academy, Ndufu- Alike, Ikwo, Mr Gabriel Oko Chukwu, admonished the new inductees to create themselves available to be mentored by senior colleagues.
The ex-Registrar stressed that the grooming was to supply leadership skills for the new professional person administrators.
On his division, the National Chairman of the organization, Titus Ifeanyi Igwe urged all administrators to acquire acquainted with the Academy regulation book, stating that it will aid them to discharge their duties within the Academy codes of conduct.
He also reiterated the body was not a merchandise union but an organization with a mandate to build the capacity of professional person administrators.
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