The recent appointments of 8 academic staff
members from University of Benin as the heads
of various institutions has been described as
unprecedented and a demonstration of the
pedigree of UNIBEN, which has re-enforced its
positive presence in the public domain globally.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farady Orumwense of
University of Benin in a statement congratulated
the appointees and urged them top be guided by
Excerpts of the statement read, “If nothing else,
these appointments have gone a long way to
demonstrate the testimonial of the university and
re-enforced the deployment of quality service
delivery epitomised by the appointments.
“This is a clear testimony of robust and
undisputed quality service to the Nigerian nation
in particular and the world at large.”
Those appointed include: Prof. Akii Ibhadode, V-
C, Federal University of Petroleum Resources
and Engineering (FUPRE); Prof. Emmanuel
Aluyor, V-C of newly established Edo State
University, Iyamho; Prof. Sunny Onoheabhi,
Rector, Institute of Building Technology, Uromi.
Others are: Prof. Frank Otunta, V-C, Michael
Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike; Prof.
Austin Asagba, V-C, Western Delta University,
Ogharra; Prof. Friday Okonofua, V-C Medical
University, Ondo State; Prof. Samuel Aduwa-
Ogiegbaen,V-C, Tayo Akpata University of
Education, among others.
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