Dr. Dickson O. Oyovwi (JP) Marks Two Years in Office

On Wednesday, 21st June,2023, Dr. Dickson Onovwakpoma Oyovwi the first internal Provost of the College of Education, Warri marked his 2nd year anniversary as Provost of the College.

To mark the event, a ceremony was organised at the Academic Board Room of the College. It was a gathering of various representatives of members of the College Community.

While delivering the opening remarks at the occasion, the Deputy Provost of the College, Dr. (Mrs.) Fidelia Ighrakpata commened the leadership style of the Provost. she said he was an accessible leader, who truly operated the open door policy. She appreciated everyone present at the ceremony, and prayed that the Provost be granted more wisdom and strength to continue to steer the College community in the right direction.

The Provost gave an account of his leadership in the past two years. Some of the achievements he mentioned were organising a convocation ceremony for graduands after ten years, reinstatement and compensation of the famous 99 staff, increase in studentship, erection of new structures courtesy of TETFund, renovation of dilapidated structures, building of hostel accommodation for students, engaging the services of Ex-service men to collaborate with the security department in ensuring the safety of staff and students as well as College properties amongst others.

Also on the occasion, there was room for interactions with the College staff unions, and other leaders the College community.

There was enough food and drinks to go round everyone present, as well as good music and dancing. it was a happy celebration.

We congratulate the Provost on the attainment of 2 years of quality leadership and wish him all the best in the coming years.