The Vice Chancellor, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Professor
Greg Nwakobi, says the reason why the Anambra State Government
directed the institution to resume academic activities after the
COVID-19 break was in the interest of the students, the school, staff,
and the society at large.
Speaking at a meeting to elect a representative of the University Congregation in
the Committee for Budget Monitoring in the University, held at
Nwazojie Hall, Igbariam campus, Professor Nwakobi said nothing would
obstruct the ongoing second semester examination, which, he said would
be followed by new session, subject to the state government’s
The Vice Chancellor represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor,
Academic, Professor Elis Idemobi, thanked God that the University
community survived the pandemic.
He said that, apart from many projects and infrastructural
developments, either completed or ongoing, the University staff have
been receiving their bank alerts as and when due, courtesy of Governor
Professor Nwakobi commended Governor Obiano for his robust
interventions that made it possible for the state to be one of the
least affected by the coronavirus in the country.
In a speech, the University Registrar, Dr Mrs Ngozi Ezeibe, said the
Committee for Budget Monitoring was an offshoot of the Needs
Assessment of the Federal Government, whose duty it is to supervise
all projects under Needs intervention in the University.
The newly elected representative of the University Congregation in the
Committee for Budget Monitoring, Dr Obum Udoye, promised to do his
utmost to achieve the objective of the University and government.
The meeting was attended by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Sam
Ekwenze, University Librarian, Dr Uju Nwafor-Orizu, Provost, College
of Medicine, Awka, Deans, Heads of Departments and graduates of