… Pledges total support for his new assignment as S.A on SME to IMO Government
The apex body of all the Mbaise people in the Academia otherwise known as Mbaise Circle of Frontline Academia has paid a solidarity visit to the Special Adviser to the Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha on Small and medium scale industries, Engr. Emma Ojinere in his country home in Umuchieze autonomous community, Ihitte afoukwu, in Ekwereazu, Ahiazu Mbaise to assure him of the support of the Academia to his person as well as his new assignment.
Presenting his address, the President of the body, Prof. CC Ekennia of Abia State University, Uturu informed Engr. Ojinere that the body is elated that a very successful entrepreneur has been appointed to man an office that tasks the entrepreneurship knowledge and creative ability and they are certain that Engr. Ojinere will not let Mbaise nation, nay, IMO State Government down.
He urged him to continue as he had done in the past, to see the entire mbaise nation as his constituency, not just his native Ahiazu area.
Responding, Engr. Emma Ojinere, Akajiugo Mbaise expressed delight at the visit and while thanking them for visit urged them, as people who have devoted their lives to research, to make haste to avail him with the latest findings in the area of SME, so as to enable him maximize this opportunity to advise the Imo State Governor on how to evolve an Industry driven economy in the state.
He also asked them to thank the Governor for this opportunity given to him to bring his wealth of experience to bear in the state SME sector.
The body also during the occasion formally recognized Engr. Emma Ojinere as their Patron, which according to Prof. Ekennia, he had earned through his alloted commitment to the cause of Mbaise nation.
Some of the prominent names among the visitors include:
Prof. A.N. Uhegbu of Abia State University, Uturu,
Engr. Dr. Isidore Akwukwaegbu of Federal University of Technology, Owerri,
Dr. Benjamin Nwokedi of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri,
Dr. Prince Maduka of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri,
Dr. Casmir Anuonye of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri,
Dr. Charles Aguwamba of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri,
Dr. Mrs Ngozi Abiahu of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri,
Dr. Mrs Ekennia of Abia State University, Uturu among others