The management staff of the Institute of Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has described Mrs. Gbemisola Agbi, who just retired from the Institute as a forthright person worthy of emulation.
Eulogizing her during a get-together held in her honour, the senior staff members of IPCR noted the remarkable improvement she made in the Institute during her time in the office.
In his remarks, the Director General of IPCR, Dr. Bakut Bakut, expressed joy that aside official work, many of the staff still find it necessary to celebrate Mrs. Agbi, praying that the friendship struck at the office will continue beyond IPCR.
Barr. Gabriel Jiya, urged Mrs. Agbi to keep the character she exhibited during her service in the IPCR.
Describing her as a sister and a friend, Jiya said he prayed when they also leave office, something very good will be said about them, adding, “we have every cause to celebrate with you more and more.”
Steve Agbo on his part, explained how Mrs. Agbi help him when he came to the Institute, adding that they became close when he was the assistant general secretary of the Institute Cooperative.
“The idea of cooperative actually started from her. She put me through the job, until I became the general secretary. What I learnt from her has helped me a lot.
Dr. Ayuba Caleb prayed God to continue to support her. This is even as Dr. Joseph Ochogwu, appreciated her for her service for the Institute.
Ochogwu stressed that Mr. Agbi has been an inspiration, adding that she was the person that made him to join the Cooperative. He noted that she turns things around for good during her time.
Mrs Stella Orakwe, expressed how Mrs. Agbi was good to her and how she inspired her during her service, adding, “you inspired some of us. You have retired and not tired. God will continue to see you through.”
Mr. Andy Nkemneme, noted how she relate with him humorously, adding, “she was the person who told me that if opportunity is not given, you will not know the capacity of some people.”
Responding, Mrs. Agbi thanked the management staff for their gesture and kind words. She also thanked them for the honour given to her and prayed that God will continue to sustain the IPCR.