In an address, Dean, Faculty of Education, Prof. Nwogbo, congratulated the awardees and noted that they were selected due to their various contributions and feats in education, business, leadership, entrepreneurship and human capital development. She extolled the award recipients for setting exemplary standards for other alumni of the faculty.
She said, “The role of Alumni in ensuring progress and sustainability of quality education cannot be overemphasized because it is only through quality education that students can achieve development. “This project, when completed, will benefit both staff and students of the faculty, and the university at large. We promise to put all donations to good use and to ensure transparency and accountability throughout the entire process”.
Prof. Nwogbo also thanked the vice chancellor of the university and all the alumni for their partnership and positive contribution in the society, which she said has brought credit and recognition to the institution through the faculty that groomed them.