Ikere Victor (A.K.A. Padosis), an Astute
Administrator Cum Grassroots Mobilizer
Mr. Victor Ikere is a trained Bureaucrat at the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State where he bagged a Master’s of Science Degree in Public Administration with bias in Human Resource Management and also a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration. His quest for functional knowledge led him to the same institution where he is presently studying for a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Public Policy.
As a man with domain and experiential competencies in Public Administration, he is cultured in the efficient management of human and material resources for overall public good. His overriding interest in life is the building of worthy legacies that would help in shaping the next generation by putting in place strategies and help- mechanisms that would aid both the youth and elderly to fulfill their potentials and achieve their goals in life.
It is his belief that efficient and effective service delivery remains the panacea to the mirade of challenges facing Nigeria. He insists that with proper management of scarce resources, excellent utilization of qualified and competent human resource, and the initiation and execution of people- oriented policies, that Ika South in particular and Nigeria in general will become a better place where everyone will live in safety and prosperity.
Pardosis as he is fondly called was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Ikere Philip of Ekwuoma, Abavo, in Ika South LGA of Delta State, Nigeria.
His early academic life started at Ekwuoma Primary School, Abavo, where he obtained a First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) in 1993. And his Secondary School Education was at St. Charles’ College, Abavo, where he obtained a Senior Secondary School Certificate with flying colours.
Mr. Victor Ikete is a man of many parts. As an erudite scholar, he has published in many high-impact journals. Some of his intellectual works include:
- Leadership problems in Delta State Local Government System: A Study of Ika South LGA (2008).
- Leadership Style and Service Delivery in Nigeria (2017)
- Critical Thinking as a Tool for Education/ Economic Development in Nigeria (2020).
He has also presented many academic papers in different seminars and conferences. He is an Associate Member, Nigeria Institute of Management Charter (ANIM).
Victor is a grassroots mobilizer and youth ambassador with a knack for mobilizing people to support the government of Delta State and other worthy ventures that will enhance the lives and livelihood of the Ika South people in particular, and Deltans in general.
Mr. Victor Ikere is the Chief Executive Officer, Pados Beautification and Finishing Enterprises, an interior & exterior building decoration company. Through the company, he has, over the years empowered many people, providing job opportunities to the youths and unemployed, and using same to improve the lives of some of our people. Thus, contributing to the socio-economic development of our local government area and state at large.
As a grassroots politician, Victor’s ideology is in tandem with the words of an American Entrepreneur, Jon Taffar who said “The greatest gift of leadership is a boss who wants you to be successful”. Victor’s sole interest in politics is the sustainable development of Ika South LGA and Delta State. And he intends to achieve it by empowering the people (youths, elderly, men and women) of the local government to be successful in every facet of their lives. He believes that empowering people, especially youths and women with life and business skills through adequate and proper skill-oriented education is a sure way to prosperity.
He has been a dedicated card carrying and faithful member of the governing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State since 1999 till date.
His noble aspiration for the seat of the Chairman, Ika South Local Government Area has continued to receive overwhelming endorsements across boards.
Sponsored by :
Ika South Youths
For Good Governance (ISY4GG)