Prof. Nkechi P. Esomonu of the Department of Educational Foundation has emerged the Dean-elect of the Faculty of Education. In his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph E. Ahaneku, FAS thanked immensely the Ag. Dean, Prof. Ogom Ibeneme for having done well so far. He also appreciated the members of the Faculty for their wonderful solidarity and oneness. The Faculty, he noted, is a role model for other Faculties, because as the teacher of teachers, they have the methodology and indices of impacting the knowledge to others.
Before the election, Dr. I. H. Isidienu read out the modalities for the election after which 90 persons were accredited. The results of the election were as follows:
Prof. Esomonu Nkechi got 42 votes- Winner
Prof. Ikediugwu Nkechi got 24 votes
Prof. Obi Emenike got 16 votes
Prof. Ugwegbu Ifeanyi got 7 votes
So, having scored higher, the Vice-Chancellor/the Returning Officer declared Prof. Esomonu Nkechi the Dean-elect of the Faculty of Education.
In her acceptance speech, Prof. Esomonu thanked all who voted for her and promised to carry everybody along.
The Ag. Dean, Prof. Ibeneme expressed his profound gratitude to the Vice-Chancellor for re-engineering the focus of the University through research. He also thanked him for the maximum support given to the Faculty and pledged their undivided loyalty to his administration.