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Two years after, jury is out on Effedua’s Tenure at Maritime Academy,Oron

Two years after, jury is out on Effedua’s Tenure at Maritime Academy,Oron

Breaking News, Maritime, News Feature
As retired Navy Commodore Emmanuel Effedua clocks the second year mark as Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria,  Oron, Akwa Ibom State, a muted and quizzy atmosphere characterised the institution as the jury came out on how he has fared in steering its affairs. Although some industry watchers saw his  appointment as  that of a square peg in a square hole, there was a very vocal minority who insisted he lacked the cognate experience for the job.                   The appointment of Effedua followed the sacking of a former Registrar and acting Rector of the institution, Mr. Mkpandiok A. Mkpandiok by Rotimi Amaechi,  the Minister of Transportation. The emergence of Effedua coincided with the appointment of a Manageme...
I Will Turn Around The Fortunes of MAN Oron In 365 Days – Rector

I Will Turn Around The Fortunes of MAN Oron In 365 Days – Rector

Breaking News, Education, Maritime
Newly appointed Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Commodore Emma Daju Effedua retd has promised to return the institution to its glorious past as one the most admired and respected maritime academy in the west and central African sub region. Commodore Effedua who made the pledge Wednesday in Oron when he hosted members of the House Committee of Maritime Administration and Education said, "I am here to change the narrative where cadets of the Academy are regarded as half baked and unemployable" He added that, " When this Academy was established 40 years ago it was the the pride of the African continent. It was established at the same time countries like South Africa, Ghana and Egypt also came up with their maritime academies but 40 years down the line, we are hundreds of ...
Asu Beks to Chubuike Amaechi, you lied on N250m approval limit for MAN, Oron

Asu Beks to Chubuike Amaechi, you lied on N250m approval limit for MAN, Oron

Education
Foremost maritime journalist and Publisher of Shipping World Magazine, Elder Asu Beks has challenged Transportation Minister, Chibuike Amaechi to come out clean with facts and figures that the management of the Maritime Academy of Nigerian (MAN), Oron not only squandered N19b but also abused their N250m approval limit. Amaechi had disclosed during a radio program, Political Platform, monitored in Abuja that the out-gone management mismanaged huge sums disbursed to it while justifying the appointment of a 6-man Committee headed by the Chief Adebayo Sarumi to oversee the institution for six months . The Minister had claimed on the Radio program monitored on Tuesday that there was nothing on ground at Oron to justify the huge funds made available to the institution. Asu Beks challenged...