UBEC deputy executive secretary bags CIA fellowship award  

THE Chartered Institute of Administration (CIA) has conferred the Fellowship award of the Institute on Dr Isiaka Olayinka Kolawole, the Deputy Executive Secretary (Services) of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).

The conferment of a Fellow of the Institute and the confirmatory elevation of Dr Kolawole to the status of a Chartered Administrator took place at the Centre for Management Development (CMD), Shangisha, after a mandatory workshop on Professional Administrative Techniques held, on Thursday, December 10, 2020.

Kolawole who hails from Ibadan, Oyo State, was appointed on May 13, 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as the Deputy Executive Secretary (Services) of UBEC.

He thanked the management of the institute for the fellowship award while reiterating his commitment to contributing his quota to the development of basic education in the country as well as service to the humanity.

The UBEC Deputy Executive Secretary, who attended the famous Ibadan Grammar School between 1974 and 1979, is also a Fellow of the Institute of Economists of Nigeria (FNIE), Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (FCAI), a full member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, Chartered (MNIM), full member Institute of Directors (M.IoD), and a full member of the Royal Economic Society (MRES), United Kingdom.

Dr Kolawole is currently responsible for the coordination of operational activities of UBEC across the South-West, South-south and North Central geopolitical zones of the country.

He also directly supervises some strategic departments which include the Administration and Supply Department, Finance and Account Department, Planning Research and Statistics Department, Special Programs Department and Social Mobilization Department.

In recognition of his sense of probity, forthrightness and astuteness, Kolawole was appointed and currently serves as the Chairman, Efficiency Unit of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).

He also provides liaison between UBEC and National Assembly as he has responsibility to ensure and sustain harmonious relationship between the two institutions.


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