Two new departments have emerged from the department of General Studies, they are the Department of Liberal Studies as well as Languages and Communication.
It will be recalled that the Academic Board at its 368th meeting approved the splitting of the Department of General Studies into the Departments of Liberal Studies as well as Languages and Communication Liberal Studies with Dr. Ayoola Adekunle DADA appointed as the acting Head of the Department of Liberal Studies, while Dr. (Mrs.) V.C. Okafor is to complete her tenure as the Head of the new Department of Languages and Communication.
Meanwhile, the Academic Board has approved the election of Dr. Samuel Omojola Ejiko as the new Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering. The new Head of Mechanical Engineering Department will be in office for a duration of three years non-renewable immediately.
The appointment of Dr. Ejiko for three years is in succession to Dr. Emmanuel Abiodun Akeju with effect from 3rd Aug, 2022 to terminate on 2nd August, 2025
However, the appointment of Dr. A.A. Dada as Acting Head of Liberal Studies and Dr. (Mrs.) Okafor as Head of the Department of Languages and Communication will subsist until a new election is held for the appointment of a substantive head.
Nwosu O.A (Mrs.)
For: Director, PIPR