– Agbor Will Be Of Global Standard
EOB: Let’s talk about the proposed University. What will be the actual name of the University?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: The University will be called Isaiah Okoh University (IOU), Ekuku-Agbor.
EOB: What is your vision for establishing this proposed University?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: My vision is to establish a world class University with a global Teaching Hospital that can compete with the best Universities in the world.
EOB: What is your mission for the University?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: My mission is to create a University with an enabling environment for all humans to showcase their talent. To create an enabling environment for global entrepreneurs and change agents to change the world.
To build people who will change people for better people.
EOB: How many faculties are we looking at for a start?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: We are starting with four faculties:Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Management,Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Science.
EOB: Which of these faculties will become the flagship for which the University will be known for?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: The University will be known for Medical services. Trust me, our emphasis will be on providing a global medical center with a world class Teaching Hospital here in Ekuku Agbor.
EOB: I hope the fees will not be priced beyond the reach of the common people?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: Smiles. Trust me, the people are willing to pay so long as they get value for their money.
EOB: Is it going to be a residential University?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: Yes. It’s going to be a full residential University system.
EOB: Away from the University, are you interested in running for political position here in Nigeria come 2023 or any time from now?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: No. My mentality is not wired for politics. My developmental plans for Ekuku-Agbor is not politically motivated. Like I earlier told you about my five years’ developmental plans for Ekuku-Agbor is to create a global sensation in this community. God willing, I will succeed.
EOB: What is your philosophy to giving?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: True giving revolves around selflessness, sacrifices and service. My philosophy of giving is to create an enabling environment for everyone to explore their God given potentials for the good of mankind.
EOB: You seemed to have a lot of energy!
I ask you again…what drives you?
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: Giving protections to the weak and the vulnerable of the society. That is what drives me.
EOB: Is nice having this interview session with you. We from the EOB crew are very proud to be associated with you.
Pharm Isaiah Okoh: Ewere Okonta, my brother, I am always very proud of you for what you and your EOB crew are doing. God bless you.
And to your daughter, Nma, the sky will be her starting point.
Pharm Isaiah Okoh