- Mrs Beatrice Igwe has been commended for her diligence, hard work and effective commitment to her duties
- The Bursar of the University of Calabar was hailed by the Centre for Peace, Transparency and Accountability (CPTA)
- The CPTA described Mrs Igwe as a vocal mediator, an epitome of excellence and a great leader
The Centre for Peace, Transparency and Accountability (CPTA) has lauded the effort of the Bursar of the University of Calabar, Mrs Beatrice Igwe for her diligence, hard work and effective commitment to her duties.
The executive director of the centre, Comrade Ogheneyero Patrick, in a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday, October 7, described Mrs Igwe as a vocal mediator, an epitome of excellence and a great leader.
He praised the bursar for being relentless in the discharge of her duties, stating that the Universities transformation can be attributed to her spurring leadership.
Part of the statement read:
“Under the leadership of Mrs Beatrice Igwe, UNICAL as an institution of learning has achieved magnificent results, staff arrears for over 15 months has been fully paid, staff honorarium with arrears as far back as 2011 has been cleared up.
“Further outstanding which should have been sorted was delayed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In her administration, over 80 courses have gained accreditation by NUC, and the University has participated and won laurels in various academic and sporting events.”
He said success births breakthrough and only an individual who puts in hours of consistent hard work, teamwork and new ideas will achieve it.
He applauded the bursar for her positive impact in the educational sector and encouraged her to do more.
He also urged the women folk nationwide to emulate her virtues.
Meanwhile, Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended teachers in Nigeria for their role in nation-building as they joined their counterparts to celebrate World Teachers' Day 2020 on Monday, October 5.
In a statement by his spokesman Olisa Ifeajika, the governor said that teachers were the bedrock of the development of any nation, adding that no other profession can metamorphose without the input of teachers.
He commended teachers in Delta for their commitment to teaching and learning in all public and private schools in the state, and affirmed that his administration placed a high premium on the welfare of teachers and other workers in the public service.
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