Mrs. Emily Eriarie Arhagba has been appointed as Vice Principal of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurun, for a term of two years with effect from April 1, 2016.
Mrs. E. E. Arhagba who was until her appointment the Director of Science (DOS) would function as the Director of Science and Vice Principal in-charge of the PTI pending the appointment of a substantive Principal/Chief Executive.
Mrs. Arhagba holds a Master’s degree in Communication & Language Arts and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) English Language from the famous University of Ibadan and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria respectively.
The new Vice Principal is also a professional member of many bodies which includes: Institute of Charted Mediators & Conciliators, Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM); African Council for Communication Education and a fellow, African Council of Corporate Administrator among others.
Mrs. Arhagba joined the services of the Institute on October 12, 1992, as Lecturer 1, General Studies and she was promoted along the hierarchy.
Over the years, the new Vice Principal has attained set tasks and targets in academic millstones in the PTI vision and mission. She is a member, Academic Board, Member, Management Board; Member, Departmental Committee on Course Review
& Development, Member, Director of Science Board of Examiners as well as Head, English unit of DGS-Coordinator of all related matters. Also Chairman, Classroom Allocation and Time Table Committee, Chairman, PTI Housing Allocation Committee and Coordinator, PTI Entrance Examination/Marking Exercise among others.
Before joining the employ of the Institute, the erudite scholar was a Graduate Master 1, Delta State Teaching Service Board, Asaba, from 1990 to 1992, also, Graduate Master 11, Delta State Teaching Board, Benin City from 1989 to 1990. She was equally a part-time lecturer with the College of Education, Ekiadolor, from 1989 to 1990 and University of Benin, from 1982 to 1983 respectively.
She has many publications to her credit which includes: ‘Functional Communication in Organizations, Technical Communication in English and Communication Basics: An Insight into Organizational Communication’, among other publications.
Mrs. Arhagba is also actively involved in other activities outside normal Institute’s work such as: teaching and examining of I.C.E courses/students, Member, Delta state Amateur Athletics Association Board; principal coordinator, Noble Daughters & Sons outreach Inc (NGO), Patroness, PTI Charismatic Students fellowship and equally serving in the Institute’s committees.
The new Vice Principal is happily married with children.