The Governing Council of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, has announced the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor for the institution. Prof. Charles Okechukwu Esimone, on Tuesday 14th May 2019 was elected the new Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Prof. Esimone was said to have beaten 37 other contestants to emerge as UNIZIK Vice-Chancellor.
This was disclosed by Dr Emmanuel Ojukwu, the institution’s Director of Information and Public Relations, who made the announcement on behalf of the Governing Council of the university.
Esimone, a graduate of St. Joseph’s College Sasse, Cameroon holds a B.Pham, M. Pharm and PhD from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He was born on December 31, 1970 in Tiko, Cameroon. Before his appointment, he was a Professor of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and the pioneer Dean of the Faculty.