THE newly elected Vice President, Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, Dr Churchill Okonkwo, has assured commitment towards educational advancement amongst Colleges of Education in the country.
Okonkwo gave the assurance in a press conference with some journalists in Awka on Monday.
He promised to ensure good working relationships between the management of our colleges in the South East and the unions at the chapter.
Okonkwo promised to uphold the virtues of the association as the new vice president and expressed hope that he will fulfil his role to the union meritoriously.
Okonkwo was elected the Vice President at a special Delegate Congress of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union held on Wednesday, November9, at the Federal College of Education, Abeokuta,
Okonkwo was returned unopposed by over 35 Colleges of Education across the country who are qualified to vote as the Vice President, Research and Documentation of the union and the Coordinator of the South East Zone.
According to Okonkwo, the president of the union, Dr Smart Olugbeko, swore him into the office as the new vice president of the association.
Okonkwo, until his election, had been the Chairman of COEASU FCET Umunze Chapter, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
He was a two time member of Anambra State Transition Committee.
Okonkwo at the last transition committee, masterminded the development of the Anambra State Petroleum and Solid Minerals Road Map, which the government is using in the sector today