Centre for Peace, Transparency and Accountability CPTA, has inducted the Vice-Chancellor of Federal University of Lokoja, Professor Angela Freeman Miri, as it’s Icon of hope, role model and pillar of support to women and youths.
The group under the Aegis of Civil Society Groups for Good Governance ,CSGGG a coalition of over 180 civil society organizations, revealed on Wednesday during the presentation of its distinguished “Certificate of Performance” that Prof. Miri is celebrated for her distinguish leadership qualities, good governance, exemplary contributions to nations building and more.
Addressing the gathering; Amb. Mike Ngbe on behalf of the President of the group, disclosed that the resolution by the group to present the certificate of performance to the VC was made after due scrutiny and intense independent assessment.
He said; “This Certificate of Performance is not one to come by without intense scrutiny and independent assessment, as an organization averse to unmerited commendation, we are aware of Prof. Angela Miri’s hardwork, dedication, consistency and above all total devotion to the mandate of the Federal University of Lokoja despite all campaign of calumny against the institution under her leadership. She is a great role model and has over time served as a strong pillar of support to women and youths in the society.
“CPTA acknowledges and celebrates her for her experienced and enviable personal qualities of being self motivated, creative, lovable, adaptable and amiable without compromising standards of educational excellence. We present this certificate to recommend her for higher calling and also as support and encouragement for her to continue exhibiting competence, tenacity and balance disposition in her tow of duty.
“We are pleased to be associated with Prof. Angela Miri; thus we congratulate her on the notable achievements, we also acknowledge that she is blessed to have good administrators assisting to ensure that the institution remains one of its kind and effectively deliver its mandate.”He added.
The VC in appreciation, thanked the group for honoring her with the certificate of performance, as she also acknowledged that it’s a rare privilege to receive such honors from advocates of good governance and transparency in the nation. She added that since assumption of office in 2016, she has received so many criticism and different smear campaigns from trusted allies.
Prof. Miri however assured the group that her visions for the institution remains intact; says she and her team will continue to work to achieve great results that would place the institution on the map.