The Senate and Management of the Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi state, on Friday, 10th February, 2017 held valedictory sessions for the pioneer Registrar of the institution, Mr. Gabriel Oko Chukwu whose tenure shall come to an end on Tuesday, 14th February, 2017.

In a two-prong emotion-laden event at the Senate Chamber of the University, members of Senate and Management took turn to pour encomiums on the Registrar for his outstanding performance and achievements as the Chief administrator of the University in the past 5 years.


VC, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba and other members of Management in front of the G.O Chukwu Administrative Block

Mr. Chukwu was appointed pioneer Registrar of the University in February 2011 when the institution was established by the Federal Government as part of its plan to give all states of the federation equal access to University education.

Eulogizing the Registrar, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba said “GOC has been a blessing to me and it has been good working with him”, and called on staff to join hands with him to run a civilized, enlightened and educated University.

VC, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba commissioning the G.O Chukwu Administrative Block

Other speakers that included the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sunday Elom, University Bursar, Mr. R.K Aliu, Librarian, Dr. O.O Adediji, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Prof. Mathew Edeoga and Head, Legal and General Administration, Barr. (Mrs.) Ogochukwu Onuorah, all expressed their gratitude to Mr. Chukwu for his wonderful works over the past five years in taking the University to greater hights, praying God to bless him.

The high point of the event was the adoption of the motion to name the University’s Administrative block after Mr. Chukwu in recognition of his uncommon contribution to the development of FUNAI.

VC, Prof. Nwajiuba and other members of the University Management in front of the G.O Chukwu Administrative Building

Mr. Chukwu in his response thanked the Council, Senate and Management of the University especially the Vice Chancellor for his support, which according to him, made his job easier. The Registrar further thanked them for the honour of naming the Administrative Block after him, noting that it would remain indelible in his heart for years to come.



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