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African Project and Project Management Association elects Nigeria university don as President

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Full slate of APPMA officers elected for two year term 

29 June 2014 – Accra, Ghana – The African Project and Program Management Association (APPMA) has announced the election of Nigerian university don, Engr. Professor Festus Prince Okechukwu Ukwuoma, as its next President.  Prof Ukwuoma, who is currently the Head of Project Management Technology at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), was elected at the Annual General Meeting of the Association as part of the 2nd African Project and Program Management Conference (APPMC) just ended in Ghana.

140629-pmwj24-new-IMAGEBy this election, Prof Ukwuoma will lead the Association for the next two years and would bring his decades of project management and administrative experiences to bear on the growth of the Association.

President of the Direct Leadership Institute (DLI), and Project Director of the African Project and Program Management Conference (APPMC), Dr. Donald Agumenu was elected as Secretary General.

Head of Human Resources at the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) Ghana, Yvonne Vandepuye will serve as Vice President (Programs) while Engineer Asuquo Okon, an oil and gas project management consultant/ trainer, will serve as Vice President (Membership & Mobilization).

Lieutenant General Arnold Quainoo (first commander of the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group -ECOMOG-, former Minister of Defence, Ghana) will chair the  Advisory  Council of the African Project and Program Management Board. Mr. Boniface Emenalo of the National Assembly also sits in the advisory board.

For information about the African Project and Program Management Association, contact [email protected].