In a Congratulatory message addressed to Prof Obioma Matthew Iheduru and released to BVI Channel 1 online ,Prof Nwala-The President of the Alaigbo Development Foundation(ADF) congratulated Prof Iheduru on his well deserved appointment as the substantive Vice Chancellor of Tansi University, Umunnya, in Anambra State.The full message reads: Prior to this appointment, you had taught at Fort Valley State University, Georgia, USA, and also taught at Abia and Imo State Universities. You were also Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies as well as Ag Vice Chancellor of Madonna University.
Your distinguished career as a scholar began at the University of Ife, Ile-Ife, where you earned your Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and went on to earn your MA (Akron, Ohio-1990), and Ph.D. (North Texas-1995).
You have also served in several distinguished roles as a social activist. You joined us to found the Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) as an organisational instrument to help in the Rebuilding and Development of Igbo Nation and the Rebirth and Advancement of the Spirit of her Culture and Civilization. You have not only been a member of ADF Council – her policy-making organ, but you have held major positions as Secretary, ADF Census Committee and Secretary, ADF Imo Project devoted to promoting ADF actions meant to advance the cause of democratic Governance in Imo State, which we consider as a prerequisite for the economic and social development of the State..
Your new role puts you once more at the pivot of the educational system – the most vital institution for the regeneration of Alaigbo and her neighbours in Nigeria and Africa.
We pray God to continue to guide and sustain your humble but patriotic spirit in the years ahead. You can always count on ADF as your partner in the service of our people’ the message concluded.
Ndubuisi reporting for BVI Channel 1