Oyegun, Giadom, others get Varsities Governing Councils’ jobs

Oyegun, Giadom, others get Varsities Governing Councils’ jobs


A former national Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Edo.State, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has been appointed as the Chairman, Governing Council of University of Ibadan, UI, Oyo State.


Oyegun, is an Alumnus of UI.

Mr Masud Kazaure, Abba Yaro, Alhaji Abubakar Maikafi, and Mr Emeka Nwagbo as members were named as members of the Council in UI ― Nigeria Premier University.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono, conveyed President Muhammadu Buhari approval, dissolution and reconstitution of the Governing Councils of the UI, University of Port Harcourt, University of Lagos, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife and Maritime University in Delta in a statement on Thursday.

He revealed that the Governing Councils of the five Universities would be inaugurated in Abuja by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu on April 19.

“For UNIPORT, the Governing Council members are Sen. Andrew Uchendu as Chairman while Mr Kolo Uzamat, Cdre. D. T. Hinga, Mohammed Makarfi and Ahmed Al-Mustapha are members.

“For UNILAG, we have Dr Lanre Tejuosho as Chairman with Dr Aminu Ahmed, Dr Uro Gardner, Chief Chinedu Adindi and Mr Mustafa Salihu as members.

“Also, OAU has Chief Oscar Udoji as Chairman with Capt. Bala Jibrin, Mr Eugene Odo, Dr Lateef Babata and Alhaji Saidu Bako as members.

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“The Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Delta has Dr Elias Courson as Chairman and Mr Nelson Alapa, Mr Victor Giadono, Alhaji Bello Dukku and Mr Godwin Ananghe as members,” it according to the statement.

Mr Victor Giadom who hails from Rivers State, was the former factional national Chairman of APC, following the revival of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, former national Chairman by the Appeal court in June 2020.

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had dissolved the APC National Working Committee (NWC) and appointment of the interim Management Committee of APC headed by the Yobe State governor, Alhaji Mai Bala Buni whose tenure had been extended by the President ahead of the national Convention of the ruling party.

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