Renowned Historian, Dr. Ifediora identifies insecurity, poor infrastructure as challenges faced by Urban Managers in Nigeria

A Chief Lecturer in the History Department at College of Education Warri, Dr. Anthony Oritsegbemi Ifediora


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Renowned Historian, Dr. Ifediora identifies insecurity, poor infrastructure as challenges faced by Urban Managers in Nigeria
Dr. Anthony Oritsegbemi Ifediora


A Chief Lecturer in the History Department at College of Education Warri, Dr. Anthony Oritsegbemi Ifediora, has identified insecurity, poor social services and infrastructure as challenges faced by Urban Managers in Nigeria.

 

According to the Public Relations Officer of College of Education, Warri, Vusi Owarieta Enakarhire, Dr. Ifediora made the assertion Tuesday February 9, during the 4th Inaugural Lectures of College of Education, Warri.

The Lecture was themed *Nigeria's Urban Realities in Contemporary History; How far from Smart Cities.*

 

Fresh Angle International understands that Dr. Ifediora, who is also the Director of the Central Academic Records Unit of the institution, recommended a committed crop of fearless incorruptible urban managers with robust plan, which could bring about a wind of change in terms of transformation of urban transportation, power and water supply, waste management and healthcare, security, housing issues and overall economic development.

 

The Provost of College of Education, Warri, Prof Mary Olire Edema, in her opening address, stated that despite the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges, everyone should strive to contribute their quota to make the State in particular and the Country at large great. 

 

She advised everyone to obey the COVID-19 protocols, highlighting some of the progress made in the College, since the last lecture held in March, 2020.

 

Prof. Edema, mentioned some other programmes available in the College of Education, Warri, apart from the NCE, to include JAMB classes, Pre NCE, DELSU Degree, UNIBEN Degree, Professional Diploma in Education, certified by Teacher's Registration Council, Certificate Course in Local Languages as well as Diploma Programmes for Secretaries.

 

To glam up the event, Mr. Bawo Jones, recited a poem he wrote, titled, ‘The Returnee's Song’, to the delight of all.

 

There was also a beautiful solo performance of the song, ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness’, by a student of Music Department, Princess Amakri.

 

Dignitaries present at the lecture include: the Principal Officers of the College, some members of the College Council and Academics from within and outside the College.

 



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