It was a memorable moment of pride to members of staffs of national university commission’s when different out pouring’s begins to shower in, on its executive secretary, Prof. Julius Okojie when it was time to bow out. Okojie, who was the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, had his tenure completed after after 10 years in office.
He handed over to the Deputy Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Chinedu Mafiana.
Prof. Okojie, at the handing over ceremony in its headquarters in Abuja, advised Mafiana and other members of staffs present at the handing over to be courageous in carrying out their duties.
“I will not miss my position at the NUC, but I will miss you my staffs” Okojie indirectly referred to the position’s as very sensitive in the development of tertiary education system.
He advised the staff to submit themselves to mentorship and training, as those are the only paths to success.
With two more years left in his civil service career, Prof. Okojie is expected to return to an academic role at a university.