UniJos re-appoints Ochekpe, Nmadu as DVCs

By Peter Amine

Jos  –  The Governing Council of the University of Jos has re-appointed Prof. Nelson Ochekpe and Prof. Teresa Nmadu as Deputy Vice-Chancellors, for a second term of two years.

Ochekpe was re-appointed deputy vice-chancellor, academic, while Nmadu takes charge of DVC, administration.

The re-appointments were announced in a statement signed Mr Abdullahi Abdullahi, Principal Assistant Registrar, Information and Publications, in Jos on Wednesday.

Abdullahi said the decision to reappoint the DVCs was taken by the Council at its meeting of Dec. 19, 2016.

According to him, the re-appointments will take effect from Dec. 8, 2016.

Ochekpe is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists as well as Nigeria Association of Academic Pharmacists, among others.

Nmadu is the first woman to be appointed to the position of DVC in the University of Jos.

She was employed in January 1993 and had held several academic and administrative positions, including Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies, Director, Division of General Studies, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Head of Department, Management Sciences, among others.

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