|Mrs. Mary Uduma with husband and NiRA board members|
TheNigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) has congratulated its President, Mrs. Mary Nma Uduma for a successful retirement from the public service.
Worthy of note is that Mrs. Uduma who clocked 60 years of age last month, retired from the civil service as the Director, Customer Bureau Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
In a congratulatory message, the Vice President, Mr. Sunday Folayan rejoiced with Mrs. Uduma on behalf of the board and the entire members of NiRA, on her retirement and 60th birthday.
As said by him, Mrs. Uduma’s retirement was unblemished from the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC). "It is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes," he said. Folayan noted that her active participation while in NCC were evident, especially in the Internet Governance space.
Specifically, he mentioned her key roles at the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC), Generic Names Supporting Organisation (GNSO), Country Code Names Supporting Organisation (ccNSO); all of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and most recently, her roles in DotAFRICA.
All these, he said, are worthy of commendation, even as the Vice President enjoined her to see her retirement from civil service as not being tired. "I wish you very many more years of active service to your Fatherland. Please don't be tired," he urged.
At a thanksgiving service and reception that held in Abuja, He appreciated the husband, Prince Uduma, for giving relevant support to his wife while at NCC and solicited continuous support even now that she would be much more active in the private sector.
The thanksgiving was attended by the NIRA Vice President, leading a delegation of the Executive Board and Management made up of the Treasurer, Mr. Bimbo Olayinka, Chairman, Publicity and Communication, Mr. Remmy Nweke, Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Opeoluwa Odusan as well as Ms Ugo Akiri and Uchechi Odo, both of the NiRA secretariat.
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