The management of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), Ikot Akpaden has approved the appointment of Professor Nse Essien as the new Vice Chancellor of the institution with effect from Monday, August 3, 2020.
He succeeds the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eno Ibanga, who was recently appointed into the State Executive Council.
Until his latest appointment, Prof. Essien, was the Commissioner for Education in Akwa Ibom state. The Professor of Geology will serve for a fixed term of Five (5) years.
A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, which was released on Saturday, read in part, “His Excellency the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has approved the appointment of Prof. Nse Essien as Vice Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) with effect from Monday, August 3, 2020. His appointment is for a fixed term of Five (5) years.”
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