ABSU ELEVATES NINETEEN (19) SENIOR ACADEMICS TO PROFESSORS

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Following ratification of the Appraisal and Promotion (A&P) recommendations for 2017 and 2018 promotions for Teaching and Non teaching staff of Abia State University, the Governing Council has approved the elevation of nineteen (19) Senior Academics to the rank of Professors, and another Twenty-Seven (27) Senior Lecturers to Readers (Associate Professors).

The Vice-Chancellor, Distinguished Professor Onyemachi M. Ogbulu, who announced this during the 250th Senate meeting to mark the end of the 2019/2020 Academic Session, charged the newly promoted academics to see their elevation as a call for greater service to the University and Society at large.

It will be recalled that on assumption of office, the Vice-Chancellor promised to make the welfare and promotion of staff a top priority, and with a supportive Governing Council under the able leadership of His Excellency, Senator Adolphus Wabara Ph.D, promotion exercise, realignment of staff and other matters involving the welfare of staff of the University is receiving expedited action as promised by the administration.

The names of the newly promoted Senior Academics include:
1.Dr. M. U. Eze
Estate Management
Reader to Professor
2.Dr. Levi K. Nwokocha
Educational Admin/ Planning
Reader to Professor
3.Dr. Anya Igwe Kalu
Estate Management
Reader to Professor

4. Dr. P. U. Mbakwe
History and International Relations
Reader to Professor

5.Dr. (Mrs.) K. N. N. Ndukuba
Foreign Language and Translation Studies
Reader to Professor

6.Dr. Jude Chibuzo Igwe
Industrial Chemistry
Reader to Professor

7.Dr. Emeka Iwunze
Foreign Language and Translation Studies
Reader to Professor

8.Dr. Flora Nkire
Social Studies and Environmental Education
Reader toProfessor

9. Dr. A. A.Onwuegbuche
Physics
Reader to Professor

10. Dr. Etusim Paschal Emeka
Animal and Environmental Biology
Reader to Professor

11.Dr. Assumpta Uchechi Chapp-Jumbo
Paediatrics
Reader to Professor

12.Dr. Anthony Ikechukwu Okafor
Animal and Environmental Biology
Reader to Professor

13.Dr. E. O. Oti
Sociology
Reader to Professor

14.Dr. H. O. Okereke
Microbiology
Reader to Professor

15.Dr. Kalu Mong Kalu
Animal and Environmental Biology
Reader to Professor

16.Dr. C. C. Okereke
Ethics and Sociology of Religion
Reader to Professor

17.Dr. Ugochukwu Hart Ukpabi
Ruminant Animal Production
Reader to Professor

18.Dr. Austin Akpuda
English Language and Literature
Reader to Professor

19.Dr. Godwin U. Ndukwe
Anatomy
Reader to Professor

The newly promoted academics will all be officially presented during the next senate session of the University.

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