As part of the activities to celebrate the selfless service of former Vice Chancellor of University of Port Harcourt, Professor Joseph Ajienka, a book written on him will be formally presented in Port Harcourt on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Hotel Presidential.
The book titled: “The Petroleum Engineer As University Administrator” is authored by a famous journalist, Ikechi Ibeji. It will be unveiled at the Gala Dinner Reception & Night of Tributes, featuring Premiere Performance of Uniport Symphonic Orchestra, Concert Chorus, Stage Band, Poetry Reading, Testimonials and Tributes.
Ibeji presents a journalistic view of the, “epochal era of transformation and the bold march of the university towards capitalizing knowledge and research or what is called an Entrepreneurial University”.
He said he has followed Ajienka’s trajectory from his tenure as pioneer Director of the Institute of Petroleum Studies to his Vice Chancellorship years at University of Port-Harcourt.
“Professor Ajienka was successful because he worked and sacrificed selflessly and with absolute integrity and focus on God in all his dealings. As Nigeria continues to suffer from the dearth of leadership, things are bound to get worse if we continue to fail to appre- ciate good leadership materials whenever we encounter them. If we continue to allow selfless