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His Royal Majesty, Ukori 1, Ovie of Agbon kingdom, Ethiope East local government area of Delta state, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of their son, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh as Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Effurun, Delta State
The Agbon monarch had also commended the Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu, Minister of State, Hon. Emeka Nwajiuba, Chairman/Pro-Chancellor of FUPRE, Prof. Shehu Zuru, Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege and others for their immense supports towards the appointment of Rim-Rukeh
The monarch represented by his subjects, Chief Emmanuel Avworo, Chief Abraham Odjighoro, Chief Anidi Beauty and Chief Anthony Demide gave the commendation during a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, said they came to congratulate him on his well deserved appointment and to appreciate Buhari for his show of love for Agbon and Urhobo ethnic nationality.
The delegation of the monarch led by Chief Emmanuel Avworosaid they were there to represent HRM. Ukori 1, Ovie of Agbonkingdom to felicitate with their son, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukehfor attaining this great height in the academic world, commending all who contributed to this great achievement.
The monarch speaking further said the people of Agbonkingdom are proud of their son and expressed explicit confidence that Prof. Rim-Rukeh’s new appointment will enhance and bring rapid development to the school and pray that God almighty should continue to direct him on a right direction as he assumes office as the Vice Chancellor.
Responding on behalf of the institution, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh said he had considered it a great honour, the delegation of HRM, Ukori 1, Ovie of Agbonkingdom to his office to felicitate with him, and promised that he will not disappoint them for the confidence repose on him and the show of love by the monarch.
Prof. Rim-Rukeh said that he is most impressed mostly for his royal father to have expressed such a high degree of appreciation to President Buhari, Minister of Education, Alhaji AdamuAdamu, Minister of State, Hon. Emeka Nwajiuba, Chairman/Pro-Chancellor of FUPRE, Prof. Shehu Zuru, Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege and a host ofothers for his appointment..