CU Gets New Chaplain, Others

CU Gets New Chaplain, Others

CU Gets New Chaplain, Others

Chancellor, Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo giving his charge and blessing the assembly

The Board of Regents, Covenant University has approved the appointment of a new Chaplain for the University and Directors for the Centre for Systems and Information Service (CSIS); Strategic Business Unit (SBU); Africa Leadership Development Centre (ALDC) and a newly created office of the Chief Internal Auditor (CIA).

The appointments were announced by the Pro-Chancellor, Pastor Abraham Ojeme at the regular Friday Faculty Fellowship on Friday, January 10, 2014.

The new Chaplain is Pastor Abraham John Oze. He takes over from Dr. Ada Peter who was the first woman to occupy the exalted office. Before his appointment, Pastor Oze was the Area Pastor in one of the Zonal Fellowship Centres of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (the proprietor base of the University).

Pastor Abraham John Oze was also the International Coordinating Pastor for the Youth arm of the ministry until 2010. It is expected that his wealth of experience in the Youth ministry would be handy in helping the students grow spiritually.

Also, Pastor Abolade Afolabi was appointed to direct affairs at the CSIS. Until his appointment, he was the Deputy Director, Data Centre of the Directorate. As part of his contributions to the University, he won a Bronze Medal for his “School Management System” software application at an International Innovation Fair – the Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF) 2011, held in South Korea on December 3, 2011. He takes over from Pastor Stephen Ogah who is back to the proprietor base.

The University’s Strategic Business Unit will now be led by Pastor Gbenga Adegoke. Pastor Adegoke was redeployed from the proprietor base where he was the Director of Dominion Bookstores. He takes over from Mrs. Love Ogah, who was redeployed to the proprietor base.

The Africa Leadership Development Centre (ALDC) is now headed by Professor Aize Obayan. The Director, Professor Obayan, who was the immediate past Vice-Chancellor of the University was on Leave of Absence to the proprietor base as the Education Secretary of its Education arm.

The newly created office of the Chief Internal Auditor (CIA) is to be led by Deaconess Olufunke Adenaike. A qualified accountant, Deaconess Adenaike has headed various administrative positions, both within and on foreign missions of the proprietor base.

All appointments take immediate effect.

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