History has been made in Ika nation and in Nigeria at large as Mrs. Priscilla Eleje, Née Okoh, an indigene of Ndobu Quarters Igbodo in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State became the first female Director of Currency Operations, Central Bank of Nigeria to have her signature on the Nigerian Naira.
Mrs. Eleje is a psychology graduate of the University of Jos, Nigeria. Mrs. Eleje is an alumnus of the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship programme, Banking and Management at Boston University, Massachusetts, USA. She is also a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA).
Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the “First Lithonia Medical Center” Atlanta Georgia, United States of America and Chairman of the Delta State Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr. (Mrs.) Isioma Okobah, has congratulated her cousin, the Director of Currency Operations, Central Bank of Nigeria Mrs. Priscilla Eleje née Okoh, on her achievement as the first female Director of Currency Operations and first Nigerian woman to have her signature on the Nigerian Naira, in the history of the country.
In a congratulatory message to Mrs. Eleje, Dr. Okobah said, “My dear sister, I am so proud and pleased to see you accomplishing great things. You have indeed made women proud and you have also made our family proud by working so hard. This is yet another milestone in your success story. You deserve it, and you have gotten it.
This recognition is well-deserved and will give you an opportunity to spread your wings.
You have successfully attained this laudable height as a result of your efforts, please give your best in the future and you are going to attain new heights with so much more successes and achievements. Please, accept my congratulations on this laudable achievement. I wish you all the best”.