…Says Prof. Ogujor is the best Rector ever, to head Delta Poly
Women of Otefe-Oghara in Oghara Kingdom, Ethiope West LGA, have applauded the giant strides recorded by Prof. Emmanuel Ogujor led- administration as the Rector of the Delta State Polytechnic Otefe-Oghara, noting that the Institute never had it this good.
The women under the aegis of “Evweya” Otefe-Oghara while commending Prof. Ogujor for his efforts in the repositioning of the school, declared him as the best Rector of the Delta State Polytechnic Otefe-Oghara ever, for outstanding developmental strides and sustained peace at the Institution under his watch.
The women who came in their numbers beautifully dressed, brought different food items to appreciate Prof. Ogujor over his results-oriented and impactful leadership which has transformed the Polytechnic and its impact rubbing off on the Host Community.
The women who danced from the centre of the community in Urhobo praise songs to the school premises commended the Rector and his Management for improving the image of the school through the building of enduring infrastructures, promotion of academic excellence and sustained peace on campus.
The Spokesperson for the women, Grace Agogo, speaking at the event said, “We’re here to appreciate our son and Rector of our Polytechnic for what he has been doing in the school. He is the best Rector we have seen. We, Evweya of Otefe-Oghara, decided to dance here today to appreciate him and his team. We have never done this to any previous Rector.
“Over the last four years, the community has been enjoying peace with the students. When someone is doing what is right and good, it’s good to appreciate the person. Though we are old, we are not blind. We are seeing the development taking place within the school.
“We thank our Governor (Senator) Ifeanyi Okowa for appointing him. When his (Ogujor’s) tenure is over, we want his kind of person to continue.”
They also applauded the Management team for supporting the Rector in ensuring quality infrastructural development as well as the establishment of a water factory within the community.
The women were received by the Rector and Principal Staff of the Polytechnic, including the Deputy Rector, Dr. Felix Egboro; Registrar, Lawrence Mudiaga Umukoro; Polytechnic Bursar, Lucas Onorigho; Librarian, Dr. (Mrs.) Akporhonor Amina, Former Deputy Rector, Joseph Ufuoma Nana and Dean of Students Affairs, Mr. Samuel Enudi.
Senior Special Assistant (Special Duties) to Governor Okowa and an Oghara elite, Chief Duncan Ewhere, corroborated that Oghara people were pleased with the performance of Prof. Ogujor as Rector of the Polytechnic.
Chief Ewhere said “Oghara people are very hospitable people. This is historic because Evweya (women) have never done this in the history of the school. It shows they are happy with the way you’re running the affairs of the school. Aside from the women, Oghara people are happy and we commend you for what you are doing.”
Responding, an elated Rector, Prof. Ogujor, thanked the women for the visit and commended them for their continued support and prayers for the growth of the school.
He attributed the development recorded so far in the school during his over four years to the collaboration of Management Staff as well as the support of the administration’s Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to the Polytechnic.
Flanked by his mother, Madam Rebecca Ogujor, the Rector also commended former Governor James Ibori, Ovie of Oghara and the people of Oghara for the immense contribution, relative peace and development taking place in the school.
Highlights of the ceremony include prayers by the Otefe-Oghara women for the Rector and Management of the school, as well as the presentation of gifts which included tubers of yam, plantains and three bags of Garri.