Buhari appoints Prof. Ogali as UNIPORT Vice-Chancellor

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Regina Ogali as the acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT).

The President had dissolved the Governing Council of the university on May 27.

Ogali takes over from Prof. Ndowa Lale, who was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the university on July 2015 for a single five-year tenure

A statement by UNIPORT’s Deputy Director (Information), Dr. Williams Wodi, explained that Ogali would oversee the affairs of the university pending the appointment of a substantive Vice-Chancellor.

According to the statement: “By a letter from the Federal Ministry of Education dated May 29, Prof. Regina Ogali, a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) will oversee the affairs of UNIPORT.

“Ogali will oversee the affairs of the university while the incumbent Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ndowa Lale, proceeds on his leave starting June 12.

“A letter signed on behalf of Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Sonny Echono announced Ogali’s appointment.

“The minister wished Lale well in his future endeavours following his successful tenure in office as the 8th Vice-Chancellor of UNIPORT”.

Written by ExpressDay

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