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August 14, 2018

Why Alvan pulled down retired lecturers’ roofs – Provost

The Management of the Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education (AIFCE) Owerri, has given reasons why it pulled down the roofs of some of her retired lecturers, namely those of late Sir Donatus Ngoladi and Chief H.U. Chukwudire.   Making the explanations at the college on Friday, July 25, 2014 during a press briefing, the Provost, Dr. (Mrs.) Blessing Ijioma said that the action followed a court injunction to that effect because the lecturers in question had overstayed the period approved.   She said that over 500 retirees who are under the same retirement scheme with late Donatus Ngoladi and…

Brightening up ALVAN with a Blessing

Getting the top job was a surprise to Dr (Mrs) Blessing Ijioma, despite a revelation she had earlier. “It never crossed my wildest imagination that I’d ever be the provost. I am not from Imo State, and Alvan was still an Imo-State institution. I thought it was one of those revelations. But as years went bye, things started unfolding, with the Federal government taking over Alvan,” said the Abia-born, mother of five, beautifully attired in a traditional outfit and pouring over files. It was a surprise to the Methodist preacher, a doctor of food science and technology because she was…