President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Emmanuel Adigio as the Vice Chancellor of the Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko.
President Buhari also approved the appointment of Professor Stephen Okodudu as the acting vice chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt for a period of six months.
Briefing newsmen after receiving his appointment letter in Abuja, professor Adigio affirmed commitment to reposition the university to international standard.
Professor Adigio said he would partner top class universities in the world, including the University of Liverpool, UK to improve on her courses such as marine engineering.
He said one of his cardinal objective is to move the University to it permanent site.