The Governor of Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel has appointed Prof. Nse Essien as the new Vice Chancellor (VC) of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU).
Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, the Secretary to State Government revealed in a press release that the appointment takes effect from Monday, August 3.
Ekuwem said that Prof. Essien served in various capacities as a member of the State Executive Council.
“First, as Honourable Commissioner for Science and Technology and later as Honourable Commissioner for Education until his appointment.
“Before then, he was the Head of Department of Geology, University of Calabar, Cross River, ” he said
The Secretary noted that Prof. Nse Essien succeeded the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eno Ibanga, who had been appointed into the State Executive Council.
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