The Vice-Chancellor Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Prof. Joseph E. Ahaneku, FAS has energized the UNIZIK 94.1FM by being the first live voice at the new station building that was donated to the University by Prof. Stella C. Okunna, the Director of UNIZIK FM and HOD Mass communication.
Speaking at the new Station, Prof. Ahaneku said he feels elated, on the wonderful edifice donated. He expressed his profound gratitude to the donor whom he described as an Academician par excellence. He thanked her immensely for contributing her quota to the development of human capacity through her benevolence and prayed God to grant her more blessings.
On the development trend in the University, Prof. Ahaneku said that his administration is following the Roadmap of Transforming the University through research for solving problems in the country; for the essence of the University is to serve as a problem solving entity for the society through skills, resources and personnel management. The Academic Icon also stated his preparedness for 2016/2017 Academic year, stressing that this year’s admission will strictly be on merit, for merit will be the watchword for gaining admission into UNIZIK. The management is also preparing the environment through various renovations and maintenance of the University hostels.
Also speaking on the 56th Independence celebration, the Chemical Pathologist said that Independence Day should be a moment for super reflection for all Nigerians. He said it is a wonderful coincidence that he is celebrating his birthday with the Country. Furthermore, he encouraged all Nigerians to be patriotic and confront challenges head-on as individuals without always looking for whom to blame. He concluded by thanking the University Community for their support to his administration and urged them to be ready for the more tasks ahead.