By CrossRiverWatch Admin
The alumni association of the Cross River University of Technology says it is set to hold a one day mentorship program in its bid to aid the public key into the opportunities available in the face of economic strains resulting from dwindling oil prices.
The program scheduled for Saturday, January 30, 2015 has as its theme “Mentorship; A Panacea For Success” and will hold at the Varsity’s ETF hall in the Calabar campus.
This is contained in a statement signed by the national Public Relations Officer of the Association, Inyali Peter who pointed out that “this is the first of many programs designed by this administration to add value to the institution and the society at large.”
According to the statement, the program aims at ensuring members of the association, its intending members and the general public “see the need to be mentored by the right hands in order for them to be successful in their respective legal businesses”.
Also, the statement further pointed out that, “many young men and women have in the past failed in achieving their dreams due to the lack of proper mentorship, attending the program will aid them understand better, the role of a mentor especially as the world is yet to recover fully from the global economic shock of 2008 coupled with the dwindling revenue to oil producing nations as a result in the sharp decline of crude oil prices.”
The program which is billed to start at 12 noon will have the Vice Chancellor of the varsity, Professor Anthony Owan Enoh as the keynote Speaker, with Associate Professor Walter Mboto of the Sociology Department in the University of Calabar and Pastor Josef Lapito as Guest Speakers.
The statement also enjoined participants to be seated before noon.