Former Rivers State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bro. Felix Obuah has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the prestigious Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE) Alumni Association.
At a grand inauguration ceremony held at the opulent palace of Bro. Felix Obuah in Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area on Thursday, Bro. Obuah accepted the esteemed role with grace and humility, vowing to dedicate his energy and expertise for the growth and success of the BOT.
In his acceptance speech, Bro. Obuah who is popularly called ‘Go Round’ expressed his gratitude, saying, “Who am I that you left all the professors among you, and chose me to come and serve you! I will do my best not to disappoint you. I am indeed very grateful for this honor. Thank you and God bless you all.”
The inauguration ceremony was attended by prominent members of the IAUE Alumni Association, including members of the new Executive, numerous alumni and well-wishers who celebrated this momentous occasion with pride and optimism.
The National President of the Association, Dr. Jerome I. Wosu, expressed his joy and gratitude for the auspicious occasion.
In his address, he commended the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Okechukwu Onuchukwu, and former Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Joseph B. Kinanee, for their unwavering support and guidance in shaping the Alumni Association’s operations.
Dr. Wosu also thanked Bro. Felix Obuah for accepting the responsibility of serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, emphasizing the Association’s appreciation for his commitment.
He went on to extend his warm welcome to the distinguished members of the Board of Trustees from both Rivers State and Bayelsa State who had come together for the inauguration, despite the short notice.
The event marked the culmination of the formal constitution of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Alumni Association, composed of National Executive members, members of the BOT, and chairpersons and secretaries of the state chapters.
This development symbolizes a new beginning for the IAUE Alumni Association, as they inaugurated their third Board of Trustees and solidified the structure of the National Working Committee.
The installation of Bro. Felix Obuah as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees signifies a turning point for the Alumni Association, as they look forward to leveraging his wisdom and experience in achieving their goals and enhancing the stature of the prestigious Ignatius Ajuru University of Education.