UNIZIK V.C to lead in ground breaking of N100 M building project

By Emma Chinenye

The Faculty of Management Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka is set to commence a multi million Naira building project at the faculty premises, Awka.

The over N100 million State-of-the-art building complex will house ultramodern facilities with over 60 offices.

The foundation stone ceremony is scheduled to take place on the 30th of July, 2021, at the premises of the Management Sciences of the institution.

Equally, the event will experience the commissioning of a carwash station for the faculty.

The function will shutdown the activities of the institution and attract prominent personalities, far and near, including the Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof. Charles Esimone, who will perform the groundbreaking ceremony.

Addressing newsmen, the Chairman Building Committee, Dr Chinedu Onyeizugbe said the facility would help in solving office – accommodation problem in the faculty and provide enabling environment for academic excellence.

Dr Onyeizugbe who is also the Deputy Director, Business School of the Institution, commended the Dean of the Faculty, Prof Oby Orogbu for her prompt intervention in solving accommodation problem.

“We have many lecturers name but limited offices, so this will provide condusive offices for all the newly employed lecturers. The building will be second to none in the institution.

“This project is achievable through the efforts of the alumini of the faculty. Alumini committee was set up to the project, and there was a fund raising ceremony chaired by the CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema.

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” So the Dean is determined to execute the project in line with the standard design.”Onyeizugbe said.

Also speaking, the Secretary of the Building Committee, who is also the Faculty Administration Officer, Nnamdi Osondu, said the emergence of the Prof Orogbu as the Dean of the Faculty had created various opportunities for projection of the faculty to limelight.

Osondu revealed that the carwash station will first in the history of the institution, under the leadership of Prof Orogbu.

“It is expected that the office complex will be completed by December this year. Our Dean is determined to deliver on course as part of her promise.

“We have been receiving support from meaningful personalities as well as unprecedented support of the Vice Chancellor, Prof Charles Esimone.”

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