The Government of Enugu state has approved the appointment of Professor Aloysius-Michaels Nnabugwu Okolie as the new Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT).
A statement signed by the Secretary to the Enugu State Government, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, said the appointment is with effect from Monday, April 4, 2022.
The statement disclosed that Prof. Okolie, who hails from Awgu town in Agwu Local Government Area of Enugu State, is a Professor of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
It added that the new Vice-Chancellor of ESUT, Prof. Okolie, until his appointment was the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and was also Chairman, University of Nigeria Nsukka Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
According to the statement, “Professor Okolie holds a Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Political Science/Administrative Studies, a Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in International Relations.
“He was a Fulbright Scholar in 2004 at the prestigious American Studies Institute on United States Foreign Policy. He holds a postgraduate Diploma in Management of Higher Education from the Galilee International Management Institute, Israel.
“Professor Okolie was also a resource person to the National Defence College, Abuja, on Foreign Policy and National Security Roundtable on Nigeria and her Immediate Neighbours.