FUTO gets 1st female VC

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•Prof. Nnenna Oti

The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has appointed Prof Nnenna Oti as a new Vice Chancellor to succeed the outgoing vice chancellor, Prof. Francis Eze.

The new vice chancellor Prof. Oti until her new was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic
He emerged tops with  75.5 points to beat six other candidates. Her closest rival was Prof. Ikechukwu Dozie who scored 69.7 points.

Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Prof. John Offem announced the of the new vice chancellor by 9.30pm after a day-long selection and interview of the seven candidates that scaled through the initial selection process.

Prof. Offem said that there were a total of 29 applications at the initial stage and only seven emerged after selection.

Prof Oti hails from Ebonyi State.