Akaiso Akaiso, Uyo.
It was an amazing minute for the Proprietor and chairman of board of directors of Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Essien Udim city government location, Akwa Ibom State, Dr. Emmanuel Abraham as he installed the podium at Ibom Icon hotels and golf resort for conferment of the recognized Clement Isong memorial Excellence award on academic advancement.
The conferment which was among the highpoints of the 5th Clement Isong memorial lecture and management/ Merit Awards 2022, was gone to by a galaxy of characters and stakeholders from education sub sector in Nigeria and beyond.
Amongst this prominent audience were popular academicians, clergy, trainees and what have you, consisting of a one time vice chancellor of the university of Uyo, Prof. Akpan H. Ekpo who chaired the date making event, Prof. Ntiedo Umoren of Prof. A.H. Ekpo centre for public law, University of Uyo and a host of others too many to point out.
Umoren likewise did the evaluation of a book on renowned Late Dr. Clement Isong entitled Clement Nyong Isong: A life of Integrity, Discipline and Public service composed by Prof. Olutayo Adesina which was relaunched on the event.
Kept in mind for his Queen english assent, Prof Umoren who abridged a 6 page evaluation to simply one for desire of time and absence of it as the occasion began far behind schedule due to late arrival of some crucial visitors as an outcome of change in their flight schedule, explained the book as a should check out and advised it to all.
I consider this an uncommon advantage and in deed a terrific honour for me to examine a book discussed a guy who requires no intro in Nigeria and numerous parts of the world.
“Prof. Adesina composed a dazzling bio about a guy who we have actually familiarized to have actually offered his all to the service of our excellent nation Nigeria and typical humankind. I for that reason see the book as a needs to check out and make vibrant to advise it for each house and institutional libraries.”
The occasion which had as a style, “Rethinking of the future of governance in Nigeria: risks to prevent”, had Prof. Pat Utomi as a visitor speaker. Prof. Utomi whose lecture fixated the style of the occasion, explained going to celebrations really late by federal government functionaries as one mistake that should be prevented in future if Nigeria should witness excellent governance.
He noted numerous others to Pitfalls consist of costs of public funds with negligent desert by our leaders and desertion of previous tasks for brand-new ones simply for egoistic functions therefore squandering resources that might have worked in other locations.
In established climates leaders do not invest public funds without option to responsibility as our leaders do here. Going on a personal jet to Abuja by Governors to participate in federal executive council conference rather of signing up with airlines is undesirable. This is one mistake that has actually recked havoc on our economy,” Utomi regreted.
He revealed joy that Isong who is being commemorated today was examplary in governance and public service and called on our leaders of today, not just to get copies of the book however go house and check out and imbibe the contents for functions of turning a brand-new leaf.
The chairman of the celebration, Prof. Ekpo, himself an astute economic expert and BOT chairman of Clement Isong Foundation (CIF), prior to providing the plaque to Dr. Emmanuel Abraham, described that the concept behind the workout was to acknowledge the worths and virtues in life time of Late Clement Nyong Isong as an economic expert, administrator, servant leader, statesman and neighborhood leader.
“Clement Isong memorial management and Merit Awards which is the 5th this year is our authentic dedication to motivate exceptional management, Merit, openness and stability in personal and Public sectors as designed and exhibited by the late renowned leader.”
He went even more to examine that the 2022 management and Merit Awards were granted in 4 classifications to deserving candidates from any place they might be discovered and took the chance to praise Dr. Abraham on his introduction as winner in instructional advancement classification.
Other receivers who emerged winners in their particular classifications were His Excellency, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, The executive guv of Akwa Ibom state, award winner in Clement Isong memorial life time Achievement Award 2022, Assistant Commissioner of Police Francis Osagie Erhabor, granted winner in stability in Public service and Master Valour Mbre Inyang, a Topfaith International secondary school trainee who bagged the very best WASSCE Result in Akwa Ibom state in 2022.
Getting the Award, Dr. Abraham who was obviously delighted latter took some time off to clarify factors for his enjoyment.
Hear him: “I was actually thrilled. My enjoyment was based upon an extremely easy truth that Dr. Clement Nyong Isong is a brand name. Is a name that had importance in financial management, banking and governance.
“A popular hero, and if such a brave celebrant took place to discover significance and expression in me as a living human being I required to be delighted.
Another factor is possibly easier. Master Valour Mbre Inyang went to Topfaith International secondary school and finished in 2022 with the very best WASSCE Result in Akwa Ibom state. He is as we speak studying in Germany on scholarship. For me to have actually established a school that might produce such a dazzling brain who likewise bagged an award of Clement Nyong Isong memorial management and Merit Awards in that classification and installed the podium together with my simple self, I required to be delighted too.”
The citation of Dr. Emmanuel Abraham showed that he was born upon November 11, 1958 as very first boy of late Deacon Thomas and Mrs Affiong Abraham in Ikot Uba, Mkpatak.
This is not the very first time Dr. Abraham has actually been honoured. He has actually seen a great deal of it covering his education and working days, so this was simply another day of honour for this boy of a carpenter and a living legend of our time.