EducationJobsEnugu Govt. Appoints Prof. Nnabugwu Okolie As ESUT Vice-Chancellor

ENUGU — The Enugu State Government has appointed Professor Aloysius-Michaels Nnabugwu Okolie as the new Vice-Chancellor, VC, of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT with effect from Monday, April 4, 2022.

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.

Okolie, a Professor of Political Science and International Relations until his appointment was the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and Chairman of Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Nigeria Nsukka Chapter.

The statement signed by the Secretary to the Enugu State Government, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, reads,

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

“He was a resource person to the National Defence College, Abuja, on Foreign Policy and National Security Roundtable on Nigeria and her Immediate Neighbours.”

“Professor 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 – date. President, Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), 2018 – 2021. Pioneer Director, Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUBEB), UNN, 2014 – 2019.”

“He is a renowned International Scholar and Researcher with over one hundred and eight (108) publications to his credit.”

“Professor Okolie belongs to several national and international scholarly and professional associations and has served in several national and international Committees including Member, Federal Government Committee on NEEDS Assessment of Nigerian Universities; member Committee on Bilateral Relationship between DAPAD Foundation of Japan and UNN; and member, Visitation Team to Public Universities.”

Professor Okolie is married with children, a native of Awgu town in Agwu Local Government Area Enugu State, and a Knight of the Order of St. Mulumba.


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