ACADEMIC OFFICE (EXAMS & RECORDS/SENATE)

PROFILE OF DIRECTORATE OF ACADEMIC OFFICE (SENATE/EXAMINATION AND RECORDS)

One of the divisions of the Registry is the Academic Division which house Senate, Examinations and Records offices.

The Academic Division is headed by a Director who assist the Registrar and Secretary to Senate in all Senate and academic matters. For instance, Senate receives proposal from Colleges, Faculties and Departments on academic programmes, deliberate on them and come up with policies on the composition of courses. The Senate, therefore through its committees, participate in all level of academic decision-making in the University.

Furthermore, the Examination and Record Unit is the custodian of all records of students, except those of Postgraduate programmes. The office receives records of all fresh students who have duly completed their registration and matriculated.

The office is responsible for the issuance of Statement of Result to successful students pending the issuance of certificates as well as academic transcripts.

Finally, the philosophy, vision and mission of the division is not different from that of the University. Apart from the Director who is the head, the Division also have the following categories of staff; a Deputy Registrar, five Principal Assistant Registrars, two Senior Assistant Registrars, three Secretaries, three Clerical Officers, a messenger and five Casual Staff.

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DIRECTOR, ACADEMIC OFFICE

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CHINONYE ABRAHAM AJIE hails from Ohiauga in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. He began his Primary Education in 1967 in St. Paul State School, Elele Alimini in Emohua Local Government Area also in Rivers State. His Primary Education was concluded at State School Obite in 1973.

Dr. Chinonye Abraham Ajie attended Teacher Training College Ahoada where he obtained Teacher’s Grade II Certificate (T.C.II) in 1980 and later in 1982 proceeded to Rivers State College of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt where he earned Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in 1985.

He hold a Bachelor of education (B.ED) degree with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from University of Port Harcourt in 1992. Dr. Chinonye Abraham Ajie taught in Primary and Secondary Schools. He later enrolled for Master Degree and obtained Master of Education (M.ED) in Educational Administration in 1998. Within this period Dr. Chinonye Abraham Ajie was a classroom teacher and rose to the rank of Vice Principal Academics in Community Secondary School Erema in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area.

In 2000, Dr. Ajie was employed in the College of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt as Senior Assistant Registrar. Between 2003 to 2006, he served as Students’ Officer. By 2006, he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Educational Administration in the Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, University of Port Harcourt.

His career in Administration progressed rapidly by the help of God. He was promoted to Principal Assistant Registrar and appointed a Deputy Registrar in 2009. He worked at St. John Diobu Campus of the University as Head of Administration and between 2010 to 2011 he was Deputy Registrar and head of Administration, Ndele Campus. Between 2011 and 2014 Dr. Chinonye Abraham Ajie was Deputy Registrar Establishment. In 2015, he was appointed Director of Administration. From 2015 – 2016 he was secretary Post Graduate School with a mandate to start Post Graduate School Programme which he did creditably. Today the University runs various graduate programmes, courtesy of his initiative.

Later in 2016, he was redeployed to Students’ Affairs as Director, Student Affairs. From February 2022 till date, Dr. Ajie was posted to Academic Office as Director, in-charge of Senate, Examinations and Records. He has also served in various committees, which includes; covid-19 committee; Inaugural Lecture, A&PC Junior Staff, 10th Anniversary and many others.

Dr. Chinonye Abraham Ajie belong to many professional organizations which includes; Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); Institute of Co-operate Administration (ICA); Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN); Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning (NAEAP).

He has made the following publications:

  1. Ajie, C. A. (1999). Constraints of Resources Management in Education. A Journal of Education in Developing Area (JEDA). Pp 97-101. Faculty of Education, University of Port Harcourt.
  2. Nabuo, P. O. M. and Ajie, C.A. (2002). Incorporating private schools in Government education programmes for Effective school Administration: the challenges of the Universal Basic Education Scheme. Edited by Otamiri and Enaohwo. Pearl Publishing Company.
  3. Ajie, C.A. and Nwogu, U. J. (2008). Fiscal planning and budgetary control of Higher Education in Nigeria. Journal of the Institute of Education: University of Port Harcourt. Vol. 1, July 2008.

Dr. Ajie is happily married with children.

Contact Email: ajiechinonye@yahoo.com

ACADEMIC OFFICE STAFF

Mr. Wilson, Ebiriene Ibokama

Deputy Registrar, Senate/Exams and Records

Mr. Wilson, Ebiriene Ibokama was employed by the then, Rivers State College of Education as Administrative Officer II in the year 1994. He rosed through the ranks to his present position.

He holds a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) degree of the University of Ibadan, he also holds a diploma Certificate in Computer appreciation.

Mr. Wilson Ebiriene Ibokama, belongs to several professional bodies among which are: Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, Member Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Senior member, Institute of Public Management (IPM), Member, Nigeria Chartered Institute of Public Administrators of Nigeria (NCIPA).

Mr. Wilson Ebiriene Ibokama is currently the Deputy Registrar Examination and Records of the Senate/Academic Office.

Mr. Wilson’s duties in his present office includes the following but not limited to; deputising for the director, when not available, recording and presenting senate proceedings, minutes, decision extracts etc., ensure implementation of senate decisions and issuance of statement of results to students, preparing and issuance of academic transcript of students and any other duties as assigned by the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Registrar and the Unit Director.

His previous duties in the University includes the following: head, St. John’s Campus Administrative, Head, Ndele Campus Administrative, Faculty Officer, Humanities, Education, Centre for Continuing Education (CCE), University Governing Council Officer, Ag. Head, Admissions Office, Administrative Officer in different Departments e.g. Primary Education Studies (PES), General Studies etc., Ag. head, Academic Office/Senate (Exams and Records), member, Security/Surveillance Committee, New Staff Quarters Ignatius Ajuru University of Education.

Mr. Wilson Ebiriene Ibokama duties outside the University includes the following: Party Primaries Monitor -2008 (RSIEC), Electoral Officer (ADHOC) - 2008 (RSIEC), General Electoral Co-Ordinator - 2011 (RSIEC), Patron Asarama District NYSC Welfare – 2010, Trainer of ADHOC Electoral Personnel’s - 2011 (RSIEC), Chairman Works Committee, Chapel of the Transfiguration (2011-2012), Peoples Worden, Chapel of the Transfiguration (2012-2016), Chairman Harvest Committee, Chapel of the Transfiguration (2019-2021).

Other positions are Chairman Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Alumini Association, Rivers State Chapter, Ex-Officio Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Rumuolumeni Chapter.

Mr. Wilson Ebiriene Ibokama served in various Committees they include: Secretary, Panel of Investigation of Fire Outbreak in Hostel ‘D’ Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt – 1999; Secretary, Curriculum Committee Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt; Secretary, Panel to Investigation Falsification of Results, extortion of money from students, unauthorized sale of Hand-Out/Books, indecent advance to female students by lecturers, Rivers State College Of Education, Port Harcourt; Secretary, Panel to Investigation Falsification of Results in the Department of Chemistry, Rivers State College of Education; Secretary, Panel to Investigate unauthorized sale of Hand-Out in the Department of Health Education, Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt; Chairman, Taskforce on Compilation of NCE Results (from 1994 to 2005) for Certificate Writing, Rivers State College of Education; Secretary, Committee for Formulation of Schedule of Duties for Registry Staff; Secretary, Governing Board, Metropolitan Demonstration Schools, St. John Campus; Secretary/Member 36th and 37th University Convocation Committee; Member, 39th and 40th University Convocation Committee; Member, 2018/2019, and 2020/2021 University Matriculation Committee; Secretary/Member, Board of the University Metropolitan Schools.

Wilson has received several awards of excellence from different organizations which includes: Commendation Letter for efficient performance by the management of Rivers State University of Education, Port Harcourt, 2008; Humanitarian Service Award by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Asarama District, 2009; Community Productivity Award by the Legend Assembly of Asarama, 2012; Commendation Letter for Efficiency on job performance by the Management of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, 2013; Meritorious Services Award, National Union of Andoni Students, 2001; Life Membership Award, National Union of Andoni Students, 2001; Active Membership Award, Dollar Club Exclusive Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt, 1991; Certificate of Service as Chairman Caretaker Committee, Students Union Government (SUG), Rivers State University of Education, Port Harcourt, 1991; Humanitarian Service Award, Anglican Youth Fellowship, Ngo Parish Andoni; Active Service Award, Nigeria Institute of Management, Rumuolumeni Chapter.

 

WILSON, EBIRIENE IBOKAMA, NCIPA, SIPM, MNIM

DEPUTY REGISTRAR

SENATE/EXAMS & RECORDS

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Mr. Uchenna Prince Nwankwo

Principal Assistant Registrar

Mr. Uchenna Prince Nwankwo is a senior staff of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuoluomeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is a Principal Assistant Registrar in the administrative cadre of the University.

He attended Community Primary School, Chokocho Etche and County Grammer School, Ikwerre/Etche and obtained the requisite certificates for Primary and Secondary Schools respectively.

He holds; NCE – Business Studies, B.Ed – Accounting, M.Ed – Educational Evaluation, all obtained from University of Ibadan and M.Sc. – Accounting obtained from Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt. His Ph.D – Accounting is in-view with Ignatius Ajuru University of Education.

He is a member of professional bodies; Member, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria; Member, Institute of Entrepreneurship; Member, Institute of Corporate Administration and Member, The Boys Brigade Nigeria among other numerous associations.

Presently, he serves in Academic Office (Senate) Unit of the University as Principal Assistant Registrar (PAR), Senate and he is also in attendance in the University Senate meetings.

He is saddled with numerous duties in his present office which includes the following but not limited to; writing of minutes of Senate meetings, administrative minuting , verification of students’ documents prior to issuance of Provisional Results, communication of Senate decisions to recipients, profiling of official documents, raising of memos, preparation of  Transcripts of Academic records of students, execution of duties as directed and any other duty that may be incidental to his office. Besides these, he takes custody of Degree Results approved by the University Senate.

He worked in Academic Planning Unit of the University and his duties were, University data collection, collation and analyses, Nigerian University System Management Portal (NUSMAP), Documentation of data for Resource Verification and Accreditation by National Universities Commission (NUC), raising of internal memos as directed, documentation, filing, retrieval of official documents. He once anchored the University digital training powered by Digital Bridge Institute under the auspices of Academic Planning Unit. He had served as Headmaster, Port Harcourt Primary School, Isaac Boro Street, Port Harcourt, the then University Staff School.

Prior to his appointment with the University, he served as Headmaster, Victory International School (Nursary/Primary) Rumuolumeni Port Harcourt; Pioneer Supervisor (Ag. Principal) Victory International High School Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt; Head of Department and Subject Teacher, Istan Comprehensive High School, Ada-George Road, Port Harcourt; among other schools he served as teacher. He was a Security Personnel with Bulwark Security Services, Port Harcourt attached to Property Development Company, Onne and Home Guard Security Services, Port Harcourt.

Presently, he serves as Secretary, Send-Forth Committee for the immediate past Registrar of the University: Mrs. Hope K. Kue-Ikoro, Secretary, University Anti-Cultism Committee; Member, University Peace Building Committee, besides these, he served in the following committees; Co-opted Member, Committee for Formulation of Schedule of Duties for Registry Staff; Secretary, Senate Committee on Examination Misconduct; Secretary, Senate Certificate Verification Committee; and Secretary, Send-Forth Committee for the immediate past Vice Chancellor of the University: Prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele.

Nwankwo has received awards of excellence and meritorious services from different bodies and organizations, especially in the Christian faith. He is resolute, diligent and obedient Registry staff of the University.

Dr. (Mrs.) Dorathy Nwene Abinusawa

Principal Assistant Registrar

Dr. (Mrs) Dorathy Nwenenda Abinusawa is a senior staff of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. She is a Principal Assistant Registrar in the administrative cadre of the University.

She attended Community Primary School in Okporo in Obio/Akpor and Okumgba Girls Secondary School, Okrika and obtained the requisite certificate for primary and secondary schools respectively.

She holds NCE-Primary Education, University of Ibadan. B.Ed – Educational Psychology, Guidance and Counselling. M.Ed – Educational Management (Educational Administration), all obtained from University of Port Harcourt. Ph.D – Educational Management (Educational Administration) with Ignatius Ajuru University of Education.

She is a member of some professional bodies: Member, Institute of Public Management (IPM), Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); Member, Nigerian Association for Education Administration and Planning (NAEAP) and Member, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria among other numerous associations.

Presently, she serves in Academic office (Senate) unit of the University as Principal Assistant Registrar (PAR), Exams and Records and always in attendance at the University Senate meetings.

Her duties in the present office includes the following: Minutes writing, administrative minuting, Issuance of Provisional Statements of Results, Profiling of official document, raising of memos, Preparation of Academic Transcript of graduating students, execution of jobs as directed and any other duty that may be incidental to her office.

Prior to her present duties, she had worked in the faculty of Business Studies now Faculty of Management Sciences as an administrative Staff in the department. Her duties were; raising of internal memos as directed, documentation, filing and retrieval of official documents.

Prior to her appointment with the university, she served as a Head teacher, State School 1 Woji, Rumunolu, Woji Town, Port Harcourt. A classroom teacher, Port Harcourt Primary School, Isaac Boro Street, Port Harcourt, then the University Staff School.

Dr. (Mrs) Abinusawa had served in the following committees: Secretary, Review Committee of SIWES and Teaching Practice programmes. Member, Sub-committee of the Registry Department in preparation for the 10th Anniversary Celebration Ignatius Ajuru University of Education. Secretary, Committee to Review all final year scripts of students of the department of Human Kinetics, Health and Safety Education.

She has made the following publications: (1)Abinusawa D. N., and Igbozuruike, I. U. (2021). The role of school managers in Institutionalizing quality assurance process for the attainment of primary education objectives in Nigeria. (2)Abinusawa D. N. (2021). Upholding students’ rights: implications and legal considerations in public secondary schools management in Rivers State. (3)Abinusawa D. N., and Nworgu, N. (2020). Entrepreneurship Education and self-reliance: Issues, challenges and prospects. (4)Abinusawa D. N., Igbozuruike, I. U., Okoli-Ernest, C. O. (2017). Teachers’ Productivity: A strategy for enhancing quality Secondary Education in a declining Economy of Imo State.

Dr. (Mrs) Dorathy Nwene Abinusawa has received awards of excellence and meritorious services from different bodies and organizations, especially in the Christian faith.       

Mrs. Nzidee Beatrice

Principal Assistant Registrar++1

Mrs. Nzidee Beatrice is a senior staff of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. She is a Principal Assistant Registrar in the administrative cadre of the University.

She attended State School Bane, Marian High School, Bane both in Khana Local Government Area and Government Secondary School Kpite-Tai, Tai Local Government Area all in Rivers State and obtained the requisite certificates for primary and secondary schools respectively.

She holds; NCE – Social Studies/Geography from University of Ibadan, B.Sc.Ed – Geography, University of Port Hracourt,  M.Ed – Educational Management (Educational Administration) from Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Hracourt and her Ph.D – Educational Management (Educational Administration) is in-view with Ignatius Ajuru University of Education.

Presently, she serves in Academic office (Senate) unit of the University as Principal Assistant Registrar (PAR), and regularly in attendance of the University Senate meetings.

Her duties in the present office includes Minutes Writing, Writing Decision Extracts from Senate meetings, Verification of Students documents, Issuance of Provisional Statements of Results, Preparation of Academic Transcripts of graduated students, Administrative Minuting and execution of duties as directed.

Prior to her present duties, she had worked in the Registrar’s office as Protocol Officer to the Registrar. Her duties were; writing internal memos as directed, documentation, filing and retrieval of official documents.

Prior to her appointment with the university, she served as Executive Officer, then Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori; Teacher, Resonpalm Staff Nursery/Primary School, Elele Estate and Ubima Estate respectively; Administrative, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Resonpalm Limited; Executive Assistant on Social Welfare to the Chairman, Khana Local Government Area.

Nzidee Beatrice served in the following committees; Team of Secretaries, Registry Staff meeting.  Secretary, University Matriculation Number Review Committee. Secretary, Committee to Review all final year scripts of students of the department of Educational Psychology, Guidance and Counselling. Welfare Officer, Academic/Senate Unit. Public Relations Officer, University of Education Women Association (UEWA).

Mr. Eke, Precious

Senior Assistant Registrar (S.A.R.)

Eke, Precious a senior staff member of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education. A Senior Assistant Registrar (SAR) in the University.

I attended community primary school, Ohiauga a community in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Arear (ONELGA) in Rivers State where I obtained my First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC).

I also have a B.Sc. (First Degree) in Economics, obtained from University of Uyo, Uyo Akwa Ibom State and an M.Sc. (Second Degree) in Economics – Monetary Option obtained in Ignatius Ajuru University of Education.

Presently, I serve in Academic Office (Senate) as a Senior Assistant Registrar (SAR).

My duties in Academic office includes:

  1. Final clearance of granduands in the departments of Economics, Integrated Science, English, Mathematics and statistics, and Home Economics.
  2. Sorting of files for graduands of the aforementioned department
  • Issuance of Statement of Results
  1. Attending of Senate meetings when demanded to do so
  2. Preparation of Academic transcript
  3. Executes jobs as directed by my Boss and any other duties assigned to me by my superiors in the unit.

Before now, I was solely responsible for certificate production of our graduands from 2013 to 2018, collecting, scanning and hyperlinking of passports of all graduands, uploading and updating of graduands profile and data, sorting and issuance of certificate.

Miss. Enigheni Ezekiel Elison

Chief Clerical Officer

Miss. Enigheni Ezekiel Elison is a senior staff of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuoluomeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. She is a Chief Clerical Officer in the University.

She attended State School, Ogonokem and Government Secondary School, Egbolom Okpeden District in Abua Odual Local Governemnt Area and obtained the requisite certificates for Primary and Secondary Schools respectively.

She holds, Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) degree in Educational Psychology, Guidance and Counselling from Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt.

Presently, she serves in Academic Office (Exams and Records) Unit of the University as Chief Clerical Officer (CCO).

Her duties in the present office which includes the following but not limited to; Dispatch of Mails, receiving of incoming and out-going mails, arranging of files, arranging of documents, sorting of files.

Miss. Enigheni Ezekiel Elison has worked in different Units/Departments in this great Institution, they include; Faculty of Language, English Department, Establishment Unit, Admission Unit, Registry Department, biology Department, St. John’s Campus (ICT Department), School Medical Centre. In summary her duties in these units were; Dispatch of Mails, receiving of incoming and out-going mails, arranging of files, arranging of documents, sorting of files, processing of Student files for different purposes and filing of documents.

Enigheni is a hardworking staff and also a woman of integrity, she is diligent and obedient Clerical Officer of the University.

 

Mr. Nzokurum Alete

Clerical Officer

Mr. Nzokurum Alete is a Junior staff of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuoluomeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is a Clerical Officer in the University.

He attended State School, Rumuehor and Advent Group of Schools, Rumuji both in Emohua Local Governemnt Area and obtained the requisite certificates for Primary and Secondary Schools respectively.

Presently, He serves in Academic Office (Exams and Records) Unit of the University as Clerical Officer (CO).

His duties in the present office which includes the following but not limited to; Dispatch of Mails, receiving of incoming and out-going mails, arranging of files, arranging of documents, sorting of files.

Mr. Alete has worked in different Units/Departments in this great Institution, they include; Computer Science Department, ICT Department. In summary his duties in these units were; Dispatch of Mails, receiving of incoming and out-going mails, arranging of files, arranging of documents, sorting of files, processing of Student files for different purposes and filing of documents. During his time at ICT Department, he assumed the role of Personal Assistant (PA) to the Director of ICT.

Mr. Alete is a man of integrity; he is dutiful and a hardworking Clerical Officer of the University.

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