By Sunny A. David
The Federal Government has appointed Mr. Obini Onuchukwu as the Acting Registrar of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko in Orumba North Council Area of Anambra State.
Onuchukwu’s appointment was approved by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu following the recommendation of the Expanded Management Committee (EMC), the Highest decision making body of the polytechnic.
The recommendation was unanimously made by members of the EMC consisting of the five principal officers of the Polytechnic, Representative of the Hon. Minister of Education, Alh. Adamu Adamu and Representative of Executive Secretary of the Polytechnic’s regulatory body, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) recently after its regular meeting.
The new Acting Registrar is Mr. Obini Onuchukwu before his appointment served as the Public Relations Officer and Chief Protocol Officer of the Polytechnic for about 10 years now.
He also served as a Deputy Registrar of the Institution for 8 years and holds two master degrees in Information Technology and Mass communication from Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO)and Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) respectively.
Mr. Onuchukwu holds Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology from FUTO and Higher National Diploma in Mass communication from Institution of Management and Technology (IMT) Enugu.
The new Acting Registrar facilitated and participated in so many trainings of the Polytechnic with reputable Institutions of higher learning within and outside the shores of the country.
Mr. Onuchukwu served in high profile committees and desks which include Communication Officer, World Bank Assisted Project, STEB-B as well as ABUJA Liaison Officer Federal Polytechnic Oko.
The award winning Public Relations Officer started his career as a journalist with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and served as a two term Chairman of Correspondents Chapel, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Anambra State where he won several awards.
He replaced the former Registrar of the Polytechnic, Lady Stella Njaka who successfully served out her five year single tenure.