Executive Chairman of the Post Primary School Management Board (PPSMB), Enugu, Rev. Fr. Hillary Mgbodile has assured staff of the board of effective service delivery.
Fr Mgbodile who was newly appointed to head the board, also pledged to move the board to a greater height through adequate service delivery.
He made this known on Thursday, during his maiden meeting with the members and staff of the board after their appointments by Gov. Ifeanyi.
At the meeting held at Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Devotional Hall, PPSMB, Headquarters Enugu, Fr Mgbodile, told the staff that he had come to serve and not to be served.
“This opportunity to serve is one of the greatest things that has happened to me in my priesthood and I promise to serve the board with the best in me.
“I have come to sacrifice my life, my earnings, my strength, my energy and my ingenuity for the good of the poor masses, so that public schools can now be very functional,” he said.
He assured the staff that their interest would be protected, most especially the interest of the teachers in the rural areas.
The newly appointed Chairman and his board members also took their time to tour round the offices and facilities within the board headquarters.
Earlier, The Permanent Secretary of the board, Remi Eze introduced the new board members to staff as. They are Rev Fr Mgbodile, from Affa, Udi LGA ( Chairman), Board Member 1, Jude Oga, from Eha-Alumona, Nsukka LGA; and
Board Member 2, Very Rev. Nwafor Israel, from Amagunze, Nkanu East, LGA.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi had on Wednesday dissolved the former board chaired by Dr Favour Ugwuanyi and appointed Rev Fr Mgbodile and two others as new PPSMB board members.