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Exemplary Leadership: NAAT Honours Echono with Award of Excellence


Accolades have continued to pour in for the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Arc. Sonny Echono in recognition of the exemplary leadership he has brought to bear at the Fund, as well as sweeping reforms which have resulted in elimination of corruption and improved service delivery to Beneficiary Institutions.

The latest of such recognition recently came from the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) which conferred an Award of Excellence on the Executive Secretary for exemplary leadership in the education sector, quality assurance and service to humanity at its 5th National Delegates’ Conference held at the University of Abuja in April.

Speaking during the award ceremony, the National President of NAAT, Comrade Ibeji Nwokoma commended the Executive Secretary for his contributions to the education sector and particularly the tertiary education sub-sector where he oversees the affairs of TETFund.

He noted that his interventions in tertiary education as it relates to academic technologists has resulted in the establishment of modern laboratories and upgrade of existing ones in public tertiary educational institutions in the country, as well as scholarships for members of the association.

Speaking after receiving the award, the Executive Secretary expressed appreciation to the President and members of NAAT for the recognition, noting that the award would further stimulate the Fund’s management to greater productivity.

While acknowledging the central role being played by the association in the management of workshops and laboratories in various academic institutions, Arc. Echono assured that the Fund would continue to provide support for acquisition of relevant equipment and resource infrastructure, noting that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved an intervention for the purpose.





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