Ex- ASCON DG bags mer­i­to­ri­ous award

Daily Trust - - JOBS & CAREERS - From Nu­rudeen Oye­wole, Lagos

The im­me­di­ate past direc­tor gen­eral of Ad­min­is­tra­tive Staff Col­lege (ASCON), Bada­gry, Lagos, Mr Ade­wale Ajibade Peters, has bagged the col­lege’s mer­i­to­ri­ous award af­ter putting in 35 years of ser­vice.

At a cer­e­mony or­gan­ised by the man­age­ment of ASCON and staff in Bada­gry, Peters was re­warded with mer­i­to­ri­ous ser­vice award.

The Direc­tor, Head of Com­puter, In­for­ma­tion and Man­age­ment, ASCON, Mr Ade­bayo Alabi, said that Peters did not only serve well while in the col­lege but he also suc­ceeded in ad­dress­ing, “frontally, the chal­lenge of epilep­tic power sup­ply and in­ad­e­quate in­fra­struc­tures es­pe­cially at the col­lege’s ho­tel, among oth­ers”.

Born on March 20, 1952, Ade­wale Peters at­tended Gov­ern­ment Sec­ondary School, Ilorin, Kwara State, where he ob­tained his West African Se­nior Sec­ondary School Cer­tifi­cate and Higher School Cer­tifi­cate in 1971 and 1973 re­spec­tively. He then pro­ceeded to the Ah­madu Bello Univer­sity, (ABU), Zaria, where he bagged B.sc in Bio­chem­istry in 1976 and, there­after, bagged Mas­ters de­gree in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion (MBA) from the Univer­sity of Lagos (UNILAG) in 1978.

Af­ter work­ing as a se­nior ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer (Account) with the de­funct Na­tional Elec­tric Power Au­thor­ity (NEPA) from Fe­bru­ary to Au­gust 1979 and a man­age­ment con­sul­tant to Centre for Man­age­ment Devel­op­ment (CMD) be­tween Au­gust 1979 and April 1981, Peters joined the ser­vices of ASCON in Septem­ber 1981 as prin­ci­pal man­age­ment devel­op­ment of­fi­cer (PMDO).

He was ap­pointed on June 20, 2008, by the late pres­i­dent Umaru Musa Yar’adua as the direc­tor-gen­eral while pres­i­dent Good­luck Jonathan, on June 20, 2012, reap­pointed him to serve for sec­ond term in of­fice.

Ajibade Peters

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