Charges governing council of Ambrose Alli University on effective management
The Chairman and members of the newly inaugurated Governing Council of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, have been charged to correct the wrongs in the institution with regard to teaching and learning.
The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Ewuare II who gave the charge when he received the board in his Palace, commended Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki for reconstituting the council, which comprises men and women of proven integrity and capabilities.
The Benin monarch harped on the need for the body to direct both students and staff for better performance, so that they can leave the school better than they met it.
His Royal Majesty expressed concern over increasing rate of cultism and examination malpractices in the institution, and advised the chairman and members of the Governing Council to also tackle problems of sexual harassment of female students by lecturers, as well as misconducts by students.
He assured the Council of the Palace’s support at all times.
Earlier, the Chairman and Pro-Chancellor of the Governing Council of Ambrose Alli University, Chief Lawson Omokhodion, said they were at the Palace to receive royal blessings to enable them succeed in the task before them.
Chief Omokhodion said the governing council would do everything possible to direct the school to achieve effective teaching and learning.
He expressed confidence that after their tenure, Ambrose Alli University would be better than they met it.
The Oba of Benin also received the children of the late elder statesman and Iyasele of Esan land, Chief Tony Anenih.
Oba Ewuare II condoled with the family, saying Chief Anenih was a great personality, who contributed to the state and country’s development.
The eldest son of the late elder statesman, Mr. Tony Anenih Jnr, said they were in the Palace to inform His Royal Majesty of the demise of their father and solicit royal blessings for a successful burial.