UNIJOS Acting VC Prof. Ejikeme resumes office


By Kateng Daniel

The Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration, University of Jos, Prof. Gray Goziem Ejikeme has taken over as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Institution.

This follow the completion of the tenure of the outgoing Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sabastine Maimako.

Prof. Ejekeme, who took over on Wednesday from, Prof. Maimako promised to continue with the good legacies of his predecessor.

He noted that the exit of Prof. Maimako as Vice Chancellor call for celebration and Thanksgiving to God who spared him throughout his trial periods in the University.

Prof. Ejikeme said he will leverage on the positive impact made by the outgoing Vice Chancellor to take the Institution to an enviable height until a substantive VC is appointed.

The outgoing Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sabastine Maimako called on the management Staff, unions and students to accord the Acting Vice Chancellor the same support and cooperation to move on with the Institution.

He said he has submitted his report on infrastructure and material things in the office of the Vice Chancellor including security report and how to improved on the situation.

“You are witnessing the handing over ceremony from the 9th substantive Vice Chancellor to the Acting Vice Chancellor. I am delighted that I am doing this because precisely five years ago, a similar event took place that brought me into office.”

He expressed gratitude to all stakeholders for given him all the needed support to excel in running the University.

Prof. Maimako said Prof. Ejikeme would served as the Acting Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration concurrently until the appointment of a substantive Vice Chancellor.

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The process leading to the selection of the new Vice Chancellor which started in December, 2020, was truncated by National University Commission (NUC) at the expiration of the tenure of the Governing Council of the Institution.


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