The Rector, Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, Rev Fr Wence Madu, CMF, cordially invites the general public especially graduands of the Institution from 2005/2006 to 2015/2016Academic Sessions to the 5th combined Convocation Ceremonies of the Polytechnic For The Award of Diplomas, Certificates, Fellowships and Prizes (TUESDAY, 21ST – SATURDAY 25TH February, 2017).
Programme Of Events:
Day 1: Wednesday, 22nd February, 2017
a. Ecumenical Service 10.00am.
b. Pre-Convocation Conference and Media Tour
by the Rector, Rev Fr Wence Madu, CMF
c. Football Match
Chairman: His Excellency, Prince Eze Madumere, MFR
Venue: Imo State polytechnic Umuagwo.
Day 2: Thursday, 23rd February, 2017
a. CONVOCATION LECTURE
Introduction and welcome of Guests- MC
Distinguished Guest Speaker:
Dr. George C. Wright, President,
Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View Texas USA.
Theme: History of Agriculture in Africa America and How Nigeria can draw inferences there from.
Citation and presentation of Dr George C. Wright
By Prof. Cajetan Akujuobi, Vice President for Research and Dean, Graduate Studies, PVAMU Texas.
Chairman of the occasion: Prof Chinedum Nwajiuba, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology Ndufu-Alike Ebonyi State.
Moderator of the Lecture : Dr Godson O. Osuji, FAS, Professor of Plant Systems and Biochemistry, PVAMU, Texas
Most Distinguished Visitor: His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha, OON, Governor of Imo State.
Venue: Imo International Conference Centre (IICC) Owerri
b. Partnership Roundtable Panels with Faculties from Imopoly, Fedpolynek, Alvan, Land Resources, FUTO, Ndufu-Alike and IMSU.
-Agric Extension, plant and food systems
Anchor: Deland J. Myers/Godson Osuji
-Engineering and Science systems
Anchor: Cajetan Akujuobi
-Business and Management systems
-Anchor: Lauretta Byars/Michael McFrazier
Venue & Time: Imo State Polytechnic main.
4 – 5.30 pm.
RECTOR’S COCKTAIL/ALUMNI NIGHT
HRM, Eze Agunwa Ohiri, Eze Imo,
– special conferment of titles to
President Wright and entourage.
– Documentary on IMO State Polytechnic
– Selected commentaries
Chairman of the Occasion:
Distinguished Alumnus Mr. Chijioke Tassie, KSC,
CEO, Pentagon Securities Nigeria ltd.
Venue and Time: Imo International Conference Centre (IICC) Owerri/New Imo Concorde Hotel
Day 3: Friday, 24th February 2017
a. CONVOCATION GRAND FINALE
-Address by the chairman of Convocation
-Rector’s Convocation address
-Address by President George Wright, PVAMU
– Address by ES NBTE
-Address by Prof Bart Nnaji, GEOMETRIC POWER LTD
-Investiture of the most Distinguished Visitor:
His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha, OON, Executive Governor of Imo State
-Address by the VISITOR
Tree-Planting: VISITOR AND SELECTED GUESTS
Conferment of Fellowship Award on:
Her Excellency, Ugo Nneoma Nkechi Rochas Okorocha, Chairperson, wives of South Governors Forum, as FELLOW OF THE POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Mr. Chijioke Tassie, KSC, DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS & FELLOW OF THE POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Dr. George C. Wright, President, PVAMU, AS FELLOW OF THE POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Prof Bart O. Nnaji, FAS, Founder/Chairman – Geometric Power Nig. Limited, AS FELLOW OF THE POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE.
Distinguished Senator Ben Uwajimogu, Imo North senatorial district, AS FELLOW OF POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Chief Engr Dr Ralph Obi Ekezie, President, Drillog Inc
Houston Texas, USA, AS FELLOW OF POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
b. Award of Certificates, Diplomas and prizes
Chairman of the occasion:
Prince Charls Amadi,
Chairman, Imo State polytechnic Governing Council.
Venue and Time: Imo state Polytechnic Umuagwo
Pavillion, Starting 10:00am.