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Uche Ekwunife Appointed to Prestigious Governing Council Role at Michael Okpara University


By Tony Okafor, Awka

In a move that has been hailed as a testament to her dedication to education and public service, Senator Uche Ekwunife has been appointed as a member of the governing council of the prestigious Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

The appointment was announced on June 15, 2024, and Senator Ekwunife is expected to resume duties immediately.

The appointment was announced in a statement released by the Federal Ministry of Education, which revealed that Senator Ekwunife was selected due to her impressive track record in public service and her passion for education.

The statement also listed other notable individuals who were appointed to the governing council of various tertiary institutions across the country.

Senator Uche Ekwunife is a Nigerian politician and former Senator who represented the people of Anambra Central Senatorial District of Anambra State.

She is known for her tireless efforts in promoting education and empowering women and youth in her constituency.

It is expected that Senator Ekwunife will bring a wealth of experience to the governing council, having served as a Senator and a member of the House of Representatives in the past.

She has also worked in the banking sector and has a degree in Business and Accounting from the University of Calabar. She also has a PhD.

The appointment of Senator Ekwunife to the governing council of Michael Okpara University is expected to bring a new level of expertise and passion to the institution.
Her experience in public service and her commitment to education are expected to contribute to the growth and development of the university.


The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike is a federal university located in Abia State, Nigeria.

It was established in 1994 and has since become one of the leading universities in the country, known for its academic excellence and innovative research in agriculture and related fields.

The governing council is the highest decision-making body of the university, responsible for overseeing the overall operations of the institution.

The council is composed of distinguished individuals from various fields, including education, industry, and public service.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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