President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of vice-chancellors for the four new federal universities of education.
According to a statement signed by Mr Sul Ya’u Sule, the Senior Special Assistant, Public Relations and Protocol to Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, the Minister of Education, Jonathan also approved the appointment of a vice chancellor for one Federal University of Health Sciences.
The Vice-Chancellors include Prof. Martins Aghaji for Federal University of Sciences, Otukpo, Benue State; Prof. Richard King for Adeyemi University of Education, Ondo, Ondo State. Others are Prof. Sadiq Abubakar for Alvan Ikoku University of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Prof. Victor Awonusi for Federal University of Education, Kano and Prof. Ibrahim Kolo for Federal University of Education, Zaria.
The appointment is with immediate effect.