- Eulogizes VC, Prof Nwajiuba for providing enabling enviroment
It was another day of grand transition at Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu – Alike, Ebonyi State, when on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at the office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), erudite Professor Sunday Elom, outgoing DVC (Academic) officially handed over mantle of leadership to his successor, the brand new DVC, Academic, Prof. Denise Akoh. Former DVC, Prof Elom was on the saddle for two tenures, 2016 to June 2020, but was asked to hold on, due to COVID-19 lockdown, till the new DVC (Academic) was elected recently, at the 62nd University Senate Extraordinary meeting of Thursday, August 27, 2020.
The outgoing DVC, thanked God for the grace granted him to have served and completed two tenures, adding that it takes only the grace of God to achieve that. He lauded “our dear visionary, humble and workaholic Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, who granted me the privilege and support”. Prof. Elom inferred that the university has witnessed tremendous remarkable development and transformation under the able leadership of Prof.Nwajiuba, praying that God will continue to reward and protect him.
Prof Elom congratulated his successor, Prof Denise Akoh, affirming that his appointment was a very remarkable one, because of the upcoming transition of a new administration. ‘’You are a very lucky DVC as you are going to usher in a new VC in few months to come”, he said, praying that God will grant him grace to do the work.
Prof Akoh once again thanked VC for giving him the opportunity to serve as DVC and also appreciated Prof Elom for his commitment and passion for the job, stating that he has set a tall record for him to beat. He assured him and university management that he has the energy to do the work, maintaining that he is committed to do the work efficiently and in keeping with what VC has always been saying, ‘’Do not let this dream die’’. Prof Akoh vowed to get more focused in letting the ‘’flag fly’’.