The Governing Council of the Alex-Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State has appointed Prof. Sunday Oge Elom as the third substantive vice-chancellor of the institution.
Odisa Okeke, Registrar/Secretary of the University Council, said this in a statement on Tuesday.
Okeke said the appointment of Prof Elom, a Medical Biochemist, would take effect from Februat 11.
Elom will take over from Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, whose five years tenure will elapse on February 10.
The statement said: “The general public is hereby notified that at an extraordinary meeting held on Tuesday, January 19, the Governing Council of the Alex-Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi, appointed Professor Sunday Oge Elom, a Professor of Medical Biochemistry, as third substantive vice-chancellor of the institution with effect from February 11.
“Prof Elom takes over from Prof Chinedum Nwajiuba.”
It said the appointment was based on the report and recommendation from the joint Council Senate Selection Board constituted by the purpose in line with the university miscellaneous provision (Amendment) Act 2003.