Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education Will Soon Get A Substantive VC – Governor Wike

Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education Will Soon Get A Substantive VC  – Governor Wike
Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt

Following the amendment  of  the  law establishing  the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education , a substantive  vice Chancellor  of the institution  will soon be appointed, Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated.

Signing the amended Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Law Number 6 of 2016 at the Government House , Port Harcourt on Monday , Governor Wike said  that  the state government  will act on the recommendation of the Governing Council of the University .
He said: “I thank you for expediting action by amending the relevant aspects  of the principal law of the university .
“Having done this , we will quickly act on the recommendation of the Governing Council to appoint  a substantive Vice Chancellor “.
The governor  explained that it was  unfair that people  would  insert into the University Law, a clause restricting persons  who didn’t  study education  from becoming  vice Chancellor at the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education .
He said: “All over the world, Presidents of Universities attract funds to the institutions for development .
“Vice Chancellors should be the persons who have  good relationships  with  the  outside world  with the aim of attracting funds”
In his remarks, Speaker of Rivers State House of Assembly , Dabo Adams assured the governor that the State Assembly will continue  to  pass laws for the good governance of the state.
Earlier, Major Leader, Martin Amaewhule while presenting the bill for the governor’s  assent noted that the amendment  was done for the development of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education .