The Governing Councils of five Federal Government-owned Universities have been reconstituted. The universities are the University of Ibadan (UI) University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) University of Lagos (UNILAG) Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife and Maritime University in Delta State.
A statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono, named Chief Odigie Oyegun as the Chairman of the new Governing Council for UI . Members are Mr Masud Kazaure, Abba Yaro, Alhaji Abubakar Maikafi and Mr Emeka Nwagbo
The Governing Council of UNIPORT comprises Sen. Andrew Uchendu as Chairman while Mr Kolo Uzamat, Cdre. D. T. Hinga, Mohammed Makarfi and Ahmed Al-Mustapha are members.
“For UNILAG, Dr Lanre Tejuosho is the Chairman with Dr. Aminu Ahmed, Dr. Uro Gardner, Chief Chinedu Adindi, and Mr. Mustafa Salihu as members. “Also, OAU has Chief Oscar Udoji as Chairman with Capt. Bala Jibrin, Mr. Eugene Odo, Dr. Lateef Babata, and Alhaji Saidu Bako as members. “The Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Delta has Dr. Elias Courson as Chairman and Mr. Nelson Alapa, Mr. Victor Giadono, Alhaji Bello Dukku, and Mr. Godwin Ananghe as members,” he stated. The permanent secretary said all the governing councils of the five universities would be inaugurated in Abuja by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu on April 19.