The management of Edo State University, Uzairue, has approved the promotion of 15 of its staff, with 6 of them being elevated to full-fledged professors and 9 others to the rank of associate professors.
A statement issued by the University’s Public Relations Officer, (PRO), Betcher Ekhosuhun Esq., stated that those promoted were lecturers whose publications were sent out for external assessment by the university management and were returned positive which warranted their elevation to the rank of professors and associate professors respectively.
Those whose promotion to full fledged professors were approved by the management led by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor are, Dr. Andrew Hassan Ate of the Department of Mass Communication, Dr. Charles Oluwasuen Adetunji of the Department of Microbiology, Dr. (Mrs.) Evelyn Nwamaka Ogbeide-Osaretin of the Department of Economics, Dr. (Mrs) Muniratu Maliki of the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Shegun Kelvin Otoikhian of the Department of Chemical Engineering,
Dr. Aharaiyi F. Coolborn of the Department of Microbiology.
The Vice Chancellor also approved the elevation of nine others from the rank of Senior Lecturers to the rank of Associate Professors in the University.
They include, Dr. (Mrs.) Harriet Efanador-Obeten of the Department of Political Science, Dr. Festus Chukwudi Onyeka of the Department of Civil Engineering,
Dr. Henry Akpojobaro Efegbere of the Department of Community Medicine, Dr. Pius Omoruyi Omosigho of the Department of Medical laboratory Science and
Dr. Dabor Alexandar of the Department of Accounting.
Others are Dr. Olukayode Abiodun Faleye of the Department of History/International Studies, Dr. Chinedu Pascal Uchenna of the Department of Computer Engineering, Dr. Solomon Awuzie of the Department of English and Dr. Kenneth Atoe of the Department of Chemical Pathology.
While congratulating the newly promoted for their hard work and contributions to the development of the University, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Aluyor remarked that the prompt promotion of staff in the University was a way of rewarding and promoting excellence and hard work among the workers.