Ugwuanyi appoints Prof. Okolie as Enugu varsity VC | Dailytrust

Ugwuanyi appoints Prof. Okolie as Enugu varsity VC

Enugu State governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi
Enugu State governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

The Enugu State Governor, Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has approved the appointment of Prof. Aloysius-Michaels Nnabugwu Okolie as the new Vice Chancellor of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT).

A statement signed by the Secretary to the Enugu State Government, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, said the appointment is with effect from Monday, April 4, 2022.

The statement said that Prof. Okolie, who hails from Awgu town in Agwu Local Government Area of Enugu State, is a Professor of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

It said that the new Vice-Chancellor of ESUT, Prof. Okolie, until his appointment was the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and was also Chairman, University of Nigeria Nsukka Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

“Professor Okolie holds a Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Political Science/Administrative Studies, a Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in International Relations.

“He was a Fulbright Scholar in 2004 at the prestigious American Studies Institute on United States Foreign Policy. He holds a postgraduate Diploma in Management of Higher Education from the Galilee International Management Institute, Israel.

“Prof. Okolie was also a resource person to the National Defence College, Abuja, on Foreign Policy and National Security Roundtable on Nigeria and her immediate neighbors.

“Prof. Aloysius-Michaels Nnabugwu Okolie has held many leadership positions including: Chairman, Governing Council, Enugu State College of Education, Technical, 2021-date. Vice President (2nd), Social Science Academy of Nigeria, 2021 till date.

“He is a renowned international Scholar and Researcher with over one hundred and eight (108) publications to his credit. Prof. Okolie is a Knight of the Order of St. Mulumba. He is married with children.”

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