Nigeria Institute of Management has inaugurated a chapter in Federal University Otuoke to help develop the management skills of its members working in the Institution.
The ceremony which was held on 7April,2014 at the Reference centre of the University library was attended by Executives of NIM Bayelsa state chapter and top management staff of the University led by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mobolaji Aluko.
In his remark the President NIM Bayelsa state thanked the management of FUO for supporting the Institute and endorsing the chapter promising that the gesture will not be regretted as NIM will enhance the performances of the Staff. “We thank you for this opportunity, we are going to subject your Staff to some academic rigors to professionalize their managerial skill” he said.
While addressing the forum, the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mobolaji Aluko expressed the pleasure of Management to have an NIM chapter in FUO and expressed his managements support for the Institute. “It is a pleasure to have the NIM here in our University, and I am happy that you have been able to make many of them your members to be inducted today”.
The Vice-Chancellor called on the staff to make the best out of this venture because it will help than be professionalized. “I hope and wish that you take the greater advantage of this institute, will give you an idea of professionalism.
Prof. Aluko concluded by promising his support to the chapter and disclosed that Management is also interested in making FUO and Institution that offers professional courses for different people.
“I will as VC support in any way or form, I hope that the course will be offered in campus, we will be happy to work with you.
The highlight of the event was the induction of the interim executives of NIM, FUO Chapter, they are Mr. Sule Aliyu as Chairman, Mrs. Helen Ehanire as Vice Chairman, Mr. Eweka Emmanuel as Secretary and Mr. Asaolu Olalekan as Public Relations Officer.
Others are, Ms Iwekumo Asamaowei as Treasurer, Ms. Nayin Katchin as Financial Secretary and Ms. Eucharia Elema as Auditor.
FUO Team present at the event include, the Registrar Mr. David Suowari who is also a fellow of NIM, The bursar Ms Atonbara Ombu, Dean Student life, Prof. Steve Nwabuzor, Head Legal Unit, Barr. Adujie paul, others were Head Institutional Advancement, Dr. Sepribo Lawson Jack, Director Physical Planning, Mr. Adesanmi Fajemisin and the Head Public Relations, Ms. Mercy Ekott.