- June 20, 2018
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- Category: Membership Induction, Uncategorized
The Chartered Institute of Administration has inducted the Vice-Chancellor, Caleb University, Prof. Ayandiji Aina, into its fellowship cadre and as a member of the College of Fellows.
The CIA said Aina’s election by the governing council of the institute was a testimony to his “impeccable and distinguished worth as an administrator par excellence, a patriotic leader, mentor and bridge builder.”
Speaking during the induction ceremony, the President and Chairman of Council, CIA, Prof George Chima, said, “I want to seize this opportunity to thank the governing council and the national secretariat leadership for working tirelessly to ensure that this well-deserved honour is successfully executed today.
“I share in the joy of inducting you into the fellowship grade, which is the highest grade of the institute’s membership. This well-deserved achievement has added another major feather to your cap.
“I heartily congratulate you because I testify that you are an inspirational role model, one who has distinguished himself in his chosen field of study and service to many famous institutions and universities as well as service to humanity.”
According to Chima, the institute prides itself on excellence and professionalism, saying it would ensure that those desirous of its membership were equipped with requisite knowledge of administration and skills to function as such.
He said, “It is always necessary to remind ourselves that the Chartered Institute of Administration, by Act No. 103 of 1992, now Cap C7 LFN 2004, is empowered to regulate the training in, and practice of administration within a professional framework throughout Nigeria.
“The institute runs several programmes throughout the year to update the knowledge and skills of its members. These programmes include continuing membership education and training workshops, conferences, symposia, seminars, public lectures and several training courses.”
“By these, the institute regularly lends its voice to issues of national importance, especially as they concern the practice of administration. Similarly, the institute has been contributing to human capital development by qualifying professionals in the field of administration, who today occupy strategic positions in the public and private sectors of the economy,” Chima added.
Aina, on his part, stated that with the induction, the university was now challenged to boost its entrepreneurial studies and encourage its students to tow the path of entrepreneurship.
“We shall also tutor them on the benefits of becoming directors in the future,” the Caleb varsity vice-chancellor added.
Culled from PUNCH