Alumni association of Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma, North America chapter, has set a five-point agenda that will impact the university positively and bring development to the 36-year old institution.
Speaking at the inauguration of the chapter in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States recently, Chris Akaeze, president of the AAU North America alumni, listed some of the projects to include construction of hostel to ease the accommodation challenges faced by students, build health care centre to carter for the health needs of the Ekpoma community, award scholarships to brilliant but indigent students, educational exchange programmes that will see renowned scholars from the United States and Canadian universities visit AAU periodically to share knowledge with the university, and library enhancement to ensure that the university community had access to scholarly publications to aid their studies and research.
Akaeze said the alumni association would also be involved in mentoring programme for the students to enhance their chances of having successful careers after their graduation.
“These programmes involve logistics, human capital, financial and material resources. You can be rest assured that the AAU alumni North America possesses the capacity to deliver on these projects,” Akaeze said.
Other officers to serve the association included: Judith Roland, vice president, Charles Ogbeifun, secretary general, Emmanuel Osime, treasurer, Alfred Anyia, legal adviser, and Christian Oransaye, assistant legal adviser.