The Association of Specialists Medical Doctors in Academics (ASMEDA) has honoured the Vice-Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba with an Excellence Service Award for his extraordinary achievements in the areas of academic and infrastructural development in the University.

While presenting the award to him recently, the National President of the association, Professor M. B. Tanko Umar, noted that the Vice-Chancellor has shown leadership in the way the ship of the University has been stirred since his assumption of office over two years ago.

VC, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba (C) receiving the award from the President of ASMEDA, Ebonyi State Chapter, Dr. Obrien John Chukwu and his deputy, Dr. Uro-Chukwu in his office

 He maintained that under his watch, the University has witnessed massive academic expansion and infrastructural development, urging him to maintain the tempo in order to carve a niche for the University.

Represented by the Ebonyi State Chapter Chairman, Dr. Obrien John Chukwu, the national president also used the opportunity to thank the Vice-Chancellor for his support to the association, especially for allowing the University to host its National Executive Council meeting in November, 2018.

VC, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba and the President and Vice President of ASMEDA in his office during the presentation of the award


He explained that the association is made up of specialist medical doctors who are teaching in various institutions of higher learning in the country, and pleaded with the Vice-Chancellor to support its members working in the University in the area of capacity building.


Expressing his gratitude to the association for the award, Professor Nwajiuba assured them of his continued support, adding that the University is interested in building the capacities of its workforce to make them productive and relevant in a globalized economy.

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