The John Odigie-Oyegun Public Service Academy (JOOPSA) was officially inaugurated in Benin City, the vibrant capital of Edo State. The historic event brought together more than 500 esteemed attendees, including government officials, dignitaries, civil servants, and industry experts. Unicaf, as a partner of JOOPSA, was proud to attend the groundbreaking launch.
JOOPSA stands as an innovative institution meticulously designed, interconnected and equipped to foster the highest echelons of human capital development across an extensive range of domains. The academy’s mission is to provide exceptional training and development opportunities to empower individuals and enhance their skills and knowledge.
One of the highlights of the launch was the keynote address delivered by Mr Steve Oronsaye, the Principal Secretary to former President Olusegun Obasanjo. His insightful talk inspired and set the tone for the academy’s commitment to excellence in public service education and development.
During the event, the organisers also seized the opportunity to share valuable information about the Unicaf Scholarship Programme. This programme opens doors to affordable online education opportunities with flexible payment plans and the attainment of internationally recognised degrees. Graduates from the programmes can earn Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degrees from Unicaf’s prestigious partner universities such as the University of East London, Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Suffolk in the UK, the University of California – Riverside Extension in the USA and Unicaf University in Africa.
The inauguration of JOOPSA marks a substantial leap in the domain of public service education and training, poised to serve as a pivotal force in equipping government officials, civil servants, and industry experts with the capabilities to efficiently serve their communities and nations. Rooted in a steadfast dedication to excellence, JOOPSA’s core mission is to empower individuals with the expertise and proficiency essential for instigating positive transformation and elevating the standards of public service delivery.