Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has approved the appointment of Professor Nse Essien as Vice Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, AKSU with effect from Monday, August 3, 2020.
Professor. Nse Essien was until his appointment the Commissioner for Education in the state.
His appointment is for a fixed term of Five years.
Professor Essien also served in various capacities as a member of the State Executive Council as Commissioner for Science and Technology.
Before then, Professor Essien was the Head of Department of Geology, University of Calabar.
Professor Nse Essien succeeds Professor Eno Ibanga, who has been nominated and screened into the State Executive Council.
Governor Emmanuel had earlier approved the appointment of the former Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma as Pro Chancellor of the Akwa Ibom state University.