FELIX ONWUGBENU BAGS MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD
By Amos Chukwuekwu
It is said that every good deed deserves encomium and recognition, and as such, honour must be given to whom it is due to.
The above axiom was fully applied in reality as a highly respected indigene of Abavo Kingdom and Education Secretary, Agbor in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr. Felix Okonkwo Onwugbenu, was honoured with a meritorious service award for his staunch dedication to the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Asaba chapter.
The event which had Ighoro Alexander, PhD, FNIM as chairman, was held on Thursday November 23, 2023, at the Conference Hall of Olorogun Felix Ibru Secretariat, Maryam Babangida Way, Asaba with its theme: Ethical Leadership: A Case For a Return To Ethical Leadership In The Public Service”.
Beaming with smile, Mr. Felix Onwugbenu, in his brief remark said he is indeed thankful to God for the honour done him by the Institute, saying that the award will spur him to intensify his commitment to service as an administrator.
The Abavo-born administrator, who is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, Fellow, Institute of Human and Natural Resources, appreciated the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Asaba chapter for finding him worthy of the honour, noting that with God on his side, he will continue to put more efforts in his service to the people through improve policy implementation and good ethical leadership.
Presenting the meritorious service award, the management of the Institute described Mr. Onwugbenu as an intelligent man who knows how to use human and material resources, noting that the full commitment of the Abavo man to Nigerian Institute and Management is commendable.
While encouraging him to keep on with the good work, the association hailed him for his unique and notable achievement in public service.
The Awardee was accompanied to the event by his sons, and members of his family congratulated him on his well-deserved honour, as they wished him more grace for greater service to God and humanity.