President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received commendations from the South-South Youths in Politics, SSYP, on the re-appointment of Mr. Joshua Okpo for another tenure as the rector of Maritime Academy, Oron.
This was contained in a statement issued by the association’s president, Omoba Kenneth Aigbegbele and made available to Nigerian Pilot.
Aigbegbele described the president as a patriotic and courageous man who rewards high performing public officers as the re-appointment was meritorious.
“SSYP commends President Muhammadu Buhari for his boldness, courage and patriotism in re-appointing this high performing public officer. It has demonstrated that PMB is a leader who rewards excellence with virtues.
“The re-appointment of Joshua Okpo is meritorious and well deserved, because in the past four years, Mr. Okpo has done very well in rejuvenating the infrastructural development of the academy and positioning it to a degree awarding institution,” he said.
He also charged the rector to continue with his good works, ensuring excellence and professionalism as the character for his remaining tenure in the ivory tower.
The SSYP president also urged all Nigerians to support and rally round the Buhari administration in his quest to deliver change, good governance, transparency as well as dividends of democracy.
Aigbegbele noted that the re-appointment of Okpo had once again demonstrated Mr. President’s large heart in accommodating diverse interests in the country.
“SSYP urges the management and staff of Maritime Academy, Oron, to support and cooperate with Mr. Okpo so that President Buhari’s change agenda will be well diffused in the ivory tower,” he said

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