Obiano confirms Nwakoby substantive VC Ojukwu varsity
By Sunny A. David, Awka
The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has confirmed the appointment of Professor Greg Nwakoby as the substantive Vice Chancellor of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University.
Professor Nwakoby was appointed as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the University by Governor Obiano in March this year.
Until his appointment, Professor Nwakoby, a first class Law product of the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka, was the Dean, Faculty of Law and Later, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration, of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, among many other top flight positions.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with the ABS in his office at Igbariam, the Vice Chancellor thanked the Governor for giving him the opportunity to serve and prayed God to give him the wisdom to steer the University to greater height.
He called for the supportive of the staff and students to enable him continue to contribute meaningfully to the growth and development of the academic standard of the citadel of learning.
In an interview, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, of the University, Professor Ellis Idemobi, thanked God for answering their prayers and assured the new Vice Chancellor of their unalloyed loyalty and commitment to duty at all times to support him in the onerous task of taking COOU to enviable height.
Professor Idemobi thanked the Visitor, Governor Obiano, and the Governing Council of the University for their Focus and belief in the capacity of Professor Nwakoby to deliver.
The Head, Department of Geology, Dr. Kingsley Nwozor and a friend of the University, Dr. Pius Okoye, said that, considering the academic and administrative pedigree of the VC, they are assured that COOU is in safe hands, praising Governor Obiano for fixing a square peg in a square hole.