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AME University appoints interim president

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The African Methodist Episcopal University in Monrovia names a new interim President.

It was a jubilant mood Tuesday, 31 March when the baton of leadership was handed over to Rev. Alvin E. Attah by the Board of Trustees of the University.

Performing the ceremony, the 1st Vice Chairperson of the Board, Dr. Josephine George–Francis, asserted that the Board of Trustees has absolute confidence that under the leadership of Rev. Attah, the University will continue strongly in its pursuit for excellence.
She indicated that the Board is convinced that Rev. Attah has the ability to demonstrate leadership skills necessary for the dynamic pursuit of the goals and objectives embodied in the vision and mission of the University.

In response, the Interim President, Rev. Alvin E. Attah thanked the Board of Trustees for the preferment and embraced his new position with utmost humanity and much honesty. “My driving force remains service with Competence, Integrity, and Commitment”, he said.

Rev. Alvin E. Attah holds a BSc. Degree in Physics from the University of Calabar, Nigeria; a MSc. Degree in Project Management from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria; a MBA in Management from the University of Liberia, and a MTh. Degree in Theology from the Cuttington University Graduate School of Professional Studies, respectively.

Earlier, he served as an Examiner for the West African Examination Council in Nigeria, a full-time faculty and Research Fellow at the University of Calabar in Nigeria.

In public service, he worked as Deputy National Authorizing Officer at the Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs in Monrovia; Deputy Minister for Economic Management at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, and most recently, as the Associate Vice President for Administration at the AME University.

Rev. Attah is currently Senior Pastor of the Eliza Turner Memorial AME Church, Camp Johnson Road, Monrovia.

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