The immediate past Secretary to the Abia State Government, Professor Mkpa Agu has been appointed chairman of the governing board of the corporate Standard Magazine.
The Professor of Education Curriculum Studies was appointed at the inauguration of the corporate Standard Magazine Award governing board in Lagos.
Speaking on the acceptance of the appointment as the chairman of the board, the former SSG said, “I am pleased for the unanimous confidence reposed in me to be the chairman of the board, I accept the appointment because I want make sure that I contribute my little quota to the growth and development of the organization.
“I doing so I want to ensure that the right people are nominated for the award, so this will inspire other people to strive to do the right thing to be nominated and subsequently awarded and recognized. I will do my best to ensure that the confidence reposed in me is actually actualized.” He added.
In the statement of the Editor-in-Chief of The Corporate Standard Magazine, Mr. Alex Omordia, explained that the board under the leadership of Prof. Nkpa will help in selecting qualified and competent Nigerians for the award ceremony billed to hold in November, as well as raise the bar of the award programme so as to assume to be standardized and recognized globally.
He said, “Arising from the turn of events in our society, and as an organization with a burning desire to see things change for the better, we have seen the need to strengthen our vision by leaning on your support, exposure and capabilities to raise the bar of the award progframme so that it will assume a more standardized outlook.
“Considering the qualities of your personalities, it is our belief that when we execute this award programme with wider publicity and higher standard, it will further gain the much needed global acclaim. He added.