Consultancy Services’ Date of Establishment, Duties, Office Equipment, and Staff Strength:

Date of Establishment
The Consultancy Services Unit was established in May 2010 by the Governing Council at its 6th meeting held on Thursday Saturday 12th May 2010, as an integral part of the General Revenue base of the College.

Scope: Duties/Responsibilities
The scope of the Consultancy Unit as conceived by the Council comprises the following areas:

  • To hire out College facilities.
  • Advise Management ad Council on upward review of rent in College stores.
  • Draw up proposals that can attract funds to the College.
  • Organize seminars, workshops and trainings etc that would attract grants to the College.
  • Any other activity that can attract fund to the College.
Equipment Water project Admin Office
Airconditioners 4 2
Tables 8 6
Chairs (upholstery) 9 7
Generator 2 1
Refrigerator 1 2
P.C. 1 1
Printer 1 1
Photocopier 1
Stabilizer 1 2
UPS 1 1
Vehicles 2 (Vans) 1 (Car)
Tanks 10
Packaging (Bad) 2
Bottle Washer 1
Bottle Filter 1
Packaging Machines (good) 2
Wheel Barrow 2
Trolley 2

Scope of Work of the Consultancy Services Unit
The Consultancy Services Unit was established in May 2010 by the Governing Council at its 6th meeting held on Thursday Saturday 12th 2010, as an integral part of the General Revenue base of the College. The scope f the Consultancy Unit as conceived by the Council comprises the following areas:

  • To hire out College facilities
  • Advise Management ad Council on upward review of rent in College stores
  • Draw up proposals that can attract funds to the College
  • Organize seminars, workshops and trainings etc that would attract grants to the College
  • Any other activity that can attract fund to the College

Consultancy Services Unit Staff
Present staff if the consultancy services unit comprises of 26 College staff and 15 casual workers. The list is presented below:

    1. Mr. Martin Osuorji – Chief Executive Officer
    2. Mr. Kelechi Iwuama – Admin Officer
    3. Mrs. Ukachukwu Uloma .A. – Confidential Secretary
    4. Mr. Chibuzo Nwankwo – Data Officer
    5. Mr. Ameh Isaac – Pupil Engineer
    6. Ejeme Susan – Executive Officer
    7. Chineme Azuike – Attendant
    8. Mr. Charles Kalu – Driver

College staff at the Water Project

Mrs. Chidinma Ezeji Technologist Quality Control Unit
Mrs. Rowland Chidinma Senior Executive Officer Operations Unit
Mrs. Nkemakolam Chinonyerem J. Admin Officer Operations Unit
Nnaji Ijeoma Clerical Officer Operations Unit
Mr. Ehimare Ehichioya Technologist Operations Unit
Miss Elizabeth Ojile Higher Executive Officer Finance Unit
Miss Uruaku Madukoma Higher Executive Officer Finance Unit
Mr. Uche Ugwu-Oko Electrician Machine Operator
Mr. Otu-Oyim Micheal Attendant General Services
Mr. Oguma Austine Attendant General Services
Umezuruike Eyinchel R. Attendant General Services
Onyeka Ann Attendant General Services
Osuji Clara Attendant General Services
Nwosu Kingsley Attendant General Services
Ibekwe Chimaobi Attendant General Services
Enyinnaya Nwogu Driver
Onwukwe Promise
Echereozo Josiah Groundsman

Causal Staff

Ekwe Charles General services
Maryjane Osuji General services
Obumneke Opara General services
Opera Chima General services
Amadi Pascal General services
Amarachi Umaduru General services
Esomonu General services
Nnennaya Okoro General services
Iwuchukwu Ezinwanne General services
Anozie Chinonye General services
John-Paul Okeke General services
Ofoegbu Fidelis General services
Amaefule Kemakolam General services
Okoroafor Chisom General services
Ugwu Chiamobi General services

Revenue Generation
Alvana Table Water Project
Revenue generated from the Water Project is paid directly into the Alvana Community Bank. Their books – income and expenditure – are audited periodically.

Sale of Old Zinc and Scraps
Old zinc and scraps are assembled by the works Department and the Consultancy Services Unit is invited to sell them. The buyers pay into the Consultancy Services Unit account at the Alvana Microfinance Bank. Receipts are issued by the bursary staff at the Water Project with which we give an authority for the zinc and scraps to be removed from the College premises.

Revenue from College Facilities
Revenue from the College facilities – shops/containers are paid to the Community Bank. Receipts for such payments are collected from the cashier at the Water Project. The Consultancy Services Unit funds itself from the money collected from open spaces.

Consultancy Services Unit Expenditures
Money spent on day-to-day expenditure of the water project is undertaken by the Director. Pay Voucher (PVs) are raised by the water project staff for approval. Such expenditure must not exceed fifteen thousand naira (N15,000). Such expenditure include: fuel, diesel, minor repairs, stationaries, cleaning agents and washing the tanks hence the need for monthly imprest for running of the water project. Expenditures for the main office of the consultancy services unit are undertaken also by the Director. This is done with the revenue generated from open spaces. The expenditures range from the following; stationaries, repairs, payment of casual staff, recharge cards, fuel, etc receipts for such expenditures are presented.

Consultancy Services Unit Account
Our major bankers are the Alvana Microfinance Bank and FCMB. The Consultancy account with the Alvana Bank as three signatories. The Provost, The Bursar and The Director of Consultancy.

Recent University Directives
Ref II occupants to be moved to the bank of G-Hostel including Open Space.
Banned on external sale of pure water or table.
Hawking in the main campus and around Shell Champ is prohibited.

Custody of Academic Gowns
The consultancy service unit has in its custody the following
a) 9 ceremonial gowns
b) 9 gowns for deans

Our Mission
The mission of the Consultancy Services Unit was to explore viable avenues for revenue generation. Several proposals were presented to the management. They include but not limited to:
a) The Alvana Bookshop
b) Outsourcing of rental s\Services for Alvan Ikoku Federal University of Education Events
c) The Agric Markt/Farm
d) Short-term (three/six month) programmes
e) Organization of Conferences and Workshops
f) Alvan Sports Festival

Other Achievements
 We now have a 75cl bottle.
 We have a blower machine now.
 2 story building shopping plaza.

Appreciation
Appreciation goes to the Management for their support to the Consultancy Services Unit right from the inception till date.

God bless you all.

V.O. Ogwo
Director