The Governing Council of the Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State has inaugurated a Council Endowment Committee to scout for funds and other forms of support from well meaning Nigerians, private organizations and international funding agencies for the swift development of the University.

Speaking at the Senate Chamber of the University during the inauguration of the Committee on Thursday, 26th January, 2017, the Pro-chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Prof. Mba Uzokwu charged members to breast up to the challenge of raising funds and other supports for the development of the University, noting that University cannot rely solely on government to fulfill its financial obligations and pursue other developmental projects.


L-R: Registrar, Mr. G.O Chukwu, VC, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, Pro-chancellor/Chairman of Council, Prof. Mba Uzokwu and DVC, Prof. Sunday Elom during the inauguration of the Committee

Members of the Council Endowment Committee include the                            Pro-chancellor/Chairman of the University Governing Council, Prof. Mba Uzoukwu, the Vice Chancellor; Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sunday Elom. Other members of the Committee are the Bursar, Mr. R.K Aliu, Prof. Mathew Edeoga and Prof. G.M.T Emezue.


L-R: Bursar, Mr. R.k Aliu, Prof. GMT Emezue and Prof. Mathew Edeoga during the inauguration

Recall that the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Nwajiuba had earlier inaugurated a         14-member University Committee on Endowment headed by Prof. O.O Ugwu. With the inauguration of the Council Committee on Endowment, the members of the former Committee were co-opted into the new Committee.

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