• Ambrose Alli University Gets New Vice Chancellor.

    The Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has approved the appointment of Professor Ignatius Akhakhia Onimawo as the new Vice-Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.

    Until his appointment, Prof. Onimawo was a Professor of Biochemistry in the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the university.

    The appointment which is for a period of five (5) years took effect from 11th May, 2016.

    Onimawo, who was born on the 20th of July, 1957 in Afowa, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State obtained his B.Sc. in Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition from the Great University of Ibadan in 1977.

    In a quest for more academic laurel and prowess, he proceeded for his Masters programme and thereafter his Ph.D. programme in Human Nutrition (Nutritional Biochemistry) and obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in 1985 and 1995 respectively, from the University of Ibadan.

    Prof. Onimawo started his working career as a Lecturer III in the Science Technology Department of the Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Kogi State in 1983 and rose through the ranks to the Position of Chief Lecturer in 1999 before he left to join the services of Ambrose Alli University as a Senior Lecturer in 1999.

    In 2001, he left to take up an appointment with Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike and rose to the rank of a Professor in that University in 2005.

    He returned to rejoin the services of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma as a Professor in 2005.


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