Abuja Chamber President congratulates Prof. Adesugba on appointment as Visiting Professor in American University
By Lubem Gena, Abuja
The President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, SAN, CON has felicitated with an economic and business development expert, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, who has been recruited as a Visiting Professor in the American International University, West Africa (AIUWA) based in Gambia.
In the message made available to journalists in Abuja, Prince Kayode described Adesugba as a thoroughbred professional, teacher of repute and one who is willing and ready to share his wealth of experience for the benefit of the younger generation.
He therefore said, with the appointment, it has been demonstrated once again that Prof. Adesugba is not only interested in the development of his country but to also nurture and mentor other global citizens.
In his words: “It is not surprising to me that the University has singled Prof. Adesoji Adesugba out to bestow on him this honour of a Visiting Professorship of the prestigious American International University, West Africa (AIUWA) which is based in The Gambia.
“I have known him for way over 35 years and I can attest to his competence. I know for sure that, he will deliver on all the key indexes that are the direct derivations from his appointment in that capacity.
“Adesugba has demonstrated over and over again his unflinching passion towards mentoring and supporting the younger generation of the global citizens who are dotted all over the world.
“As the Vice President in charge of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in our Chamber, he has pioneered efforts that midwifed the establishment of the Business Entrepreneurial Skills and Technology (BEST) Centre in the chamber. This Centre has also trained young people, businessmen, retiring as well as retired civil servants in different critical skills areas.
“He is also a mentor of immense value. I have the utmost belief that, his (would be) students will tap from his great teaching delivery skills and use it to better their lives, countries, the continent and indeed, the whole world”.
The appointment letter which was exclusively obtained by our correspondent said, Prof. Adesoji’s engagement takes effect from 1st September, 2018.
According to the letter which was signed by the Chairman of the Governing Council of the University, Mr. Sikiru Rufai, during the period of his duties in the University, Prof. Adesoji will be free to share his wealth of experience, competence and versatility to his students who are going to be both undergraduate and post graduate levels.
“The College of Management and Information Technology at the American International University, West Africa would like to offer you an appointment as a visiting Professor with effect from the 01 September 2018 trimester.
“You will be participating in academic research work and undergraduate instruction for course assigned to you by the College. It is expected that you will freely share your experience and be actively involved in other activities to the benefit of the College”, the letter stated.
Prof. Adesugba is presently the Vice President of ICT at ACCI and doubles as the Provost of the Chamber’s training arm know as the BEST Centre.