The Provost, Prof. Mrs. Mary Olire Edema, and members of College of Education Warri, hosted the 3rd Bi-ennial Conference and workshop of Women in Colleges of Education (WICE) South South zone.
The theme of the Conference was The Challenges of Modern Day Slavery.
The Conference opened officially on Tuesday, 14th May, 2019. The chairperson of WICE, Warri chapter, Mrs Julie Ojo, welcomed all present. She described the congregation as a gathering of eagles. She appreciated the Provost and her management team for accepting to host the Conference, adding that the Provost's doors were always opened anytime they went knocking. She thanked the WICE executive members of Warri chapter and other heads and members of the local organising committees for their hardwork and services rendered towards the success of the hosting.
Dr. Mr. Philippa lsioma Oganwu, the Deputy Provost of the College presented the keynote address. It was titled Modern Day Slavery: The Role of the Academia. The address touched on almost all areas of slavery, likely causes and solutions.
The lead paper presentation was given by Prof. Mrs. Roseline Aziza, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Delta State University Abraka.
The governing council chairman of the College, Prof. Samuel Ovuete Aghalino was present at the opening. Others present were the Provost and other principal officers of the College, WICE representatives from the various south-south zones as well as some executives from the national body, college staff, students and visitors from outside.
The Provost congratulated the chairperson and members of WICE Warri chapter for hosting the conference. She said it was a privilege to be the chief host. In line with her hospitality, she threw a cocktail party for all the women after the opening ceremony. Those present for the cocktail, were treated to yummy snacks, drinks and good music.
The conference was a huge success. Awards and resounding accolades were given to the Provost, Deputy Provost, Registrar, Demonstration Secondary School Principal and other distinguished women, for their achievements and contributions towards a better society.
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