Centre for Peace, Transparency and
Accountability CPTA, has inducted the Vice-Chancellor of Federal University of
Lokoja, Professor Angela Freeman Miri, as it’s Icon of hope, role model and
pillar of support to women and youths.
The group under the Aegis of Civil
Society Groups for Good Governance, CSGGG a coalition of over 180 civil society
organizations, revealed on Wednesday during the presentation of its
distinguished “Certificate of Performance” that Prof. Miri is celebrated for
her distinguished leadership qualities, good governance, exemplary
contributions to nation building and more.
Addressing the gathering; Amb. Mike
Ngbe on behalf of the President of the group, disclosed that the resolution by the
group to present the certificate of performance to the VC was made after due
scrutiny and intense independent assessment.
He said; “This Certificate of
Performance is not one to come by without intense scrutiny and independent
assessment, as an organization averse to unmerited commendation, we are aware
of Prof. Angela Miri’s hard work, dedication, consistency and above all total
devotion to the mandate of the Federal University of Lokoja despite all
campaign of calumny against the institution under her leadership. She is a
great role model and has over time served as a strong pillar of support to
women and youths in the society.
“CPTA acknowledges and celebrates her
for her experience and enviable personal qualities of being self motivated,
creative, lovable, adaptable and amiable without compromising standards of
educational excellence. We present this certificate to recommend her for higher
calling and also as support and encouragement for her to continue exhibiting
competence, tenacity and balance disposition in her tow of duty.
“We are pleased to be associated with
Prof. Angela Miri; thus we congratulate her on the notable achievements, we
also acknowledge that she is blessed to have good administrators assisting to
ensure that the institution remains one of its kind and effectively deliver its
mandate,” He added.
The VC in appreciation, thanked the
group for honoring her with the certificate of performance, as she also
acknowledged that it was a rare privilege to receive such honors from advocates
of good governance and transparency in the nation. She added that since
assumption of office in 2016, she has received so many criticism and different
smear campaigns from trusted allies.
Prof. Miri however assured the group
that her visions for the institution remains intact; says she and her team will
continue to work to achieve great results that would place the institution on
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