Prof. A.M.E Nwofor has been re-elected as the Provost, College of Health Sciences Nnewi Campus.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph E. Ahaneku, FAS in his address during the election thanked the Provost immensely for managing the resources well for the past two years. He also commended his colleagues for their team spirit and wonderful support to the Provost which made progress possible at Nnewi. Prof. Ahaneku also urged them not to relent in working together for the progress of the Campus and the University at large.
While presenting his scorecard, the Provost Prof. A.M.E. Nwofor expressed appreciation to the University Management for their very kind disposition, which made the work easy for him. He appreciated his colleagues for their maximum support and cooperation. Prof. Nwofor stated some of the challenges encountered and how he surmounted them. He enumerated some of the achievements made during the period which includes; more Postgraduate Programmes mounted, Accreditation of all their Programmes, Building of Cardaver and Embalment hall, Construction of Internal Roads at Okofia and renovation of hostel, Primary School Block, Anatomy Block among many others. He concluded by thanking his colleagues for giving him the opportunity to serve.
Earlier, before the election, the Registrar of the University Dr. I. H Isidienu read out modalities for the election and the accreditation followed thereafter. A total of 86 persons were accredited. The result of the election goes thus; 1 invalid vote, 1 No abstained and 84 persons voted for Prof. A.M.E. Nwofor.
So having scored overwhelmingly, Prof. A.M.E Nwofor was re-elected and returned as the Provost, College of Health Sciences, Nnewi Campus by the Vice-Chancellor who was the returning Officer. In his acceptance speech, Prof. Nwofor said he was overwhelmed by the vote of confidence and promised that the trust will be upheld.
The Vice-Chancellor congratulated the Provost and the College for maintaining Peace and Urged them to make themselves available for more task ahead. Prof. Ahaneku also congratulated the Dean-elect of Medicine, Prof. Gerald Udigwe and commended the outgoing dean of the Faculty Prof. Ebele Ugochukwu for her active participation in University activities.