The convocation ceremony held today [October 22, 2011] at the Federal Polytechnic in Oko, Orumba North Local Government Area [LGA] of the south senatorial district of Anambra State saw the outing of the many famous personalities of the community.
The ceremony also saw the award of Fellows of the Federal Polytechic [FFPO] to some select individuals within the country.Among the individuals awarded was the Senator for the Anambra South Senatorial District, Senator Andy Uba.
Senator Andy Uba in receiving the award expressed his gratitude to the managers of the institution and to the students of the school. He added that Federal Polytechic Oko has satisfactorily played its role in readying Nigerian youths for a fruitful future in the job market. He added however that some improvement will be sought for the institution to enable it become a frontline Polytechic that can compete favorably in the international arena. He capped his address by promising to work with the administrators of the institution behind the scene to access resources that maybe available through the federal government.
Greeted with applause, Senator Andy Uba rose again to tell the audience that the Nnewi based businessman and cement importer, Ibeto, had asked him to relay to them that he is donating the sum of N2.5million to the institution. Senator Andy Uba added also that he is personally donating N5million.