The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has appointed Prof. Nse Essien as Vice Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) with effect from Monday, August 3, 2020. His appointment is for a fixed term of Five (5) years.
Until his appointment, Prof. Essien served in various capacities as a member of the State Executive Council.
First, as Honourable Commissioner for Science and Technology and later as Honourable Commissioner for Education. Before then, he was the Head of Department of Geology, University of Calabar.
Prof. Essien succeeds the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eno Ibanga, who has been appointed into the State Executive Council.
Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem
Secretary to State Government
Akwa Ibom State
1 August, 2020