School of Health: Committee on Appointment of Provost Submits Report

*As Ejakpovi Promises Due Process


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School of Health: Committee on Appointment of Provost Submits Report
Chairman, Governing Council, Delta State School of Health Technology, Ofuoma, receiving the report from the Chairman, Screening Committee for the appointment of Provost in the institution, Mr. Francis Ohawa (left)

The Chairman, Governing Council,  Delta State School of Health Technology, Ofuoma-Ughelli,  Dr. (Pharm.) Nelson Ejakpovi has described the submission of report by the Committee that screened candidates for the position of Provost of the institution as timely and in the overall interest of the school and the state.

Dr. Ejakpovi made the description yesterday at the institution while receiving the report from the Chairman, Technical Committee, Mr. Francis Ohawa, Director, Personnel, Research and Statistics in the Delta State Directorate Of Establishments and Pensions.

Present at the event were members of the Governing Council of the Institution, Dr. Chris Oharisi, Hon. Sunny Tata-Obuzogwu, Dr (Mrs) Agnes Olojoba, among others

According to Dr Ejakpovi, “our Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa is a principled man who believes in due process and such has trickled down to all facets of governance in the state.”

“It is no longer news that the tenure of our Provost is about to end, we advertised for the position and it is heart-warming that the Committee has worked within the time limit set for them,” he said, adding, “we believe in due process and such will be adhered to as we look forward to taking decisions on the way forward for our institution which is in charge of producing middle man-power for the health sector in different parts of the world.”

He continued, “you can see that since the coming of Governor Okowa in 2015, facilities in the school have been upgraded, almost all the courses we offer have been accredited, our graduates now go for the compulsory National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), so, a standard has already been set and as such, we don’t want to compromise on standards in anything we do.”

“We thank the Chairman and members of the Committee for their commitment and dedication to duty; we believe in fair play and we are confident that the Committee considered all those who were qualified to participate in the process; this report will get adequate attention and the right decision will be taken in the overall interest of the institution, the health sector and our dear state,” Dr. Ejakpovi stated.

Earlier, the Chairman, Technical Committee for the screening Committee, Mr Ohawa had said, the Committee adhered to terms of reference in carrying out its activities.

He on behalf of members of the Committee, thanked the Chairman and members of the Governing Council for finding them fit to do the work.

Some members of the Screening Committee include, Mr. C . I. Nwodi, Director, in the Delta State Ministry Of Health; Dr.(Mrs). Philomina Okeowe, Delta State Director Public Health Agency; Mr. G. Obiaigwe, Director, Establishment Matters, Directorate Of Establishments and Pensions; Mr. I. Ishie, Chief Administrative Officer, Office Of the Secretary to the Delta State Government and Ms. Favour Nwokocha, Registrar, Delta State School of Health Technology, Ufuoma-Ughelli.


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