Delta State Commissioner for Information in suit, honoured by class mates.
Delta Chapter of the Auchi Polytechnic Mass Communication Students, Class 93, has honored their classmate , who is also the Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu with an award in appreciation of his commitment to the growth of the alumni body.
The award was presented to Aniagwu in his office in Asaba by the Vice Chairman of the group, Mr Emeke Ikemefune, flanked by the Public Relations Officer, Comrade Nkem Nwaeke and three other members of the Delta Chapter of the association.
Mr Ikemefune who stood in for the Chairman of the Delta State Chapter, Mr. Boniface Onyedi, said the award was in recognition of Mr Aniagwu’s contributions to the programmes of the Auchi Polytechnic Mass Communication Students, Class 93 both in the state and national levels.
Mr Ikemefune disclosed that the award was to be presented to him at the reunion party held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 and attended by members and their spouses, but for his absence.
He assured Mr Aniagwu of their unflinching support.
Also speaking, the Public Relations Officer of the body, Comrade Nkem Nwaeke, while felicitating with Mr Aniagwu on the award, informed the Information Commissioner of the election of a seven member executive to run the affairs of the Delta State Chapter of the association.
Nwaeke told Mr Aniagwu that he emerged as ex-officio one of the body, which has Mr Boniface Onyedi as Chairman, Emeke Ikemefune, Vice Chairman, Bertrand Ojeh, Secretary, Comfort Folunsho, Treasurer, Nkem Nwaeke, PRO and Joseph Ikupa as ex-officio two.
Addressing the delegation, the Information Commissioner regretted his inability to make it to the reunion party despite efforts made to be there, but promised to be present at future gathering of the group, stressing that he had looked forward to the gathering of classmates after 26 years.
Mr Aniagwu expressed gratitude to have been so honored by his peers and solicited their continued support in building a stronger Delta as envisioned by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
He also enjoined them to intensify the campaign against societal ills, and pledged to give his maximum support towards the advancement of society through the activities of the group, even as he urged the members to move in one direction to achieve greater goals.
The PRO of the alumni body, Comrade Nkem Nwaeke had earlier in a statement, said the then representative of the class, Mr Joseph Ikupa and the Delta State Chairman of the group, Mr Boniface Onyedi, had during the reunion party, expressed gratitude to God for the grace of meeting again after twenty six years and for the life attainments most members.
They congratulated two classmates, Mr Charles Aniagwu who is the Commissioner for Information, Delta State and Mr Sunday Aghaeze, Personal Assistant to President Mohammed Buhari on Photography for their appointments, even as they urged the duo to remain good ambassador of Auchi Polytechnic Mass Comm Students Class 93.
Ikupa and Onyedi stressed the need to embark on programs that will impact positively to the society, particularly the Alma mata.
The high point of the event was the exchange of gifts.