The Management of Edo State University Uzairue, ably led by Engr. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor FNSE, in an Appointments & Promotions Board meeting held on the 22nd of February, 2023 announced with the approval of the Commissioner for Education the promotion to full professorship of Six (6) of the University’s staff and nine(9) to the rank of Associate Professor
The Vice Chancellor in his remarks stated that the prompt promotion of staff in the University was a way of rewarding and promoting excellence and hard work amongst staff.
The Staff whose publications were sent out for external assessment by the University management and were returned positive and subsequently elevated to the rank of professor include;
Dr. Andrew Hassan Ate of the Department of Mass Communication
Dr. Charles Oluwasuen Adetunji of the Department of Microbiology
Dr. (Mrs.) Evelyn Nwamaka Ogbeide-Osaretin of the Department of Economics
Dr. (Mrs) Muniratu Maliki of the Department of Chemistry
Dr. Shegun Kelvin Otoikhian of the Department of Chemical Engineering
Dr. Aharaiyi F. Coolborn of the Department of Microbiology
The Vice Chancellor also announced the elevation of other staff from the rank of Senior Lecturers to the rank of Associate Professors in the University. They are:
Dr. (Mrs.) Harriet Efanador-Obeten of the Department of Political Science
Dr. Festus Chukwudi Onyeka of the Department of Civil Engineering
Dr. Henry Akpojubaro Efegbere of the Department of Community Medicine
Dr. Pius Omoruyi Omosigho of the Department of Medical laboratory Science
Dr. Dabor Alexandar of the Department of Accounting
Dr. Olukayode Abiodun Faleye of the Department of History/international Studies
Dr. Chinedu Pascal Uchenna of the Department of Computer Engineering
Dr. Solomom Awuzie of the Department of English
Dr. Kenneth Atoe of the Department of Chemical Pathology
The Vice Chancellor congratulated the newly promoted staff for their hard work and contributions to the development of the University and said that he hoped that the promotion will motivate them to do more for the betterment of the University.
The Ag. Registrar and other senior staff members of the University thanked the Vice Chancellor for always putting the welfare and development of staff at the core of his administration. They called on the newly promoted staff to lift the flag of the University higher than they have met it and mentor young academics in their various disciplines.
The Vice chancellor, in his closing remarks charged the professors to begin to prepare for their Inaugural Lectures as he intends to leave a legacy where professors in the University will deliver their Inaugural Lectures within one year of becoming professors.