COOU Acting Vice Chancellor Prof. Omenugha Pays Courtesy Visit to Igwe Alex Onyido

Professor Kate Azuka Omenugha, Acting Vice Chancellor of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), visits Igwe Alex Onyido, Traditional Ruler of Ogidi Kingdom, to strengthen ties and collaboration.

COOU Acting Vice Chancellor Prof. Omenugha Pays Courtesy Visit to Igwe Alex Onyido
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Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) proudly announces the recent courtesy visit of its Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha, fnipr, to His Royal Majesty, Igwe (Pharm.) Alex Uzo Onyido, the esteemed Traditional Ruler of Ogidi Kingdom. The visit, which took place on June 8th, 2024, saw the university's top management and staff engaging in a productive and heartfelt exchange with the revered monarch.

Igwe Onyido warmly received Prof. Omenugha and her delegation, commending her for her impressive track record and leadership qualities. He highlighted her past collaboration during her tenure as Commissioner of Education and expressed strong support for her potential confirmation as the substantive Vice Chancellor. The traditional ruler praised Prof. Omenugha's dedication to the advancement of Anambra State, acknowledging Governor Prof. Charles Chukwuemeka Soludo's recognition of her hard work by entrusting her with more responsibilities.

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During the visit, Igwe Onyido emphasized the positive start of Prof. Omenugha's tenure and the high expectations surrounding her administration. He extended a hearty welcome to the principal officers and staff accompanying the Acting Vice Chancellor, underscoring the significance of their visit to Ogidi Kingdom.

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In her address, Prof. Omenugha lauded Igwe Onyido's integrity and his significant contributions to societal welfare. She particularly noted his efforts in combating drug abuse in collaboration with the NDLEA during her time as Commissioner of Education. Prof. Omenugha also expressed profound gratitude for Igwe Onyido's substantial contribution to the university, particularly his solo efforts in building and furnishing the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She emphasized the importance of community support in advancing education, noting that Igwe Onyido understands that education cannot be left solely to the government.

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The Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, Prof. Ostia Chiaghanam, delivered a vote of thanks, expressing appreciation for Igwe Onyido's hospitality. He requested the monarch's support in conveying gratitude to the Governor for appointing Prof. Omenugha to lead COOU, describing her as a visionary leader for the present and future of the university.

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