The Governing Council of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) has approved the appointment of Professor Nyaudoh Ukpabio Ndaeyo as the 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the institution.
The appointment was contained in a statement issued by the Registrar and Secretary of the institution governing council, Aniediabasi Udofia on Tuesday.
Authorities of the University has remarked that the emergence of Professor Ndaeyo followed due process in line with the extant laws governing the appointment and removal of Vice-Chancellors as well as other principal officers of federal universities in Nigeria.
Professor Ndaeyo is a Professor of Farming Systems; holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Farm Systems and a Masters degree in Agronomy both from the University of Ibadan. Prior to his appointment, the new vice-chancellor was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) and immediate past Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture.
He is taking over from Professor Enefiok Essien, who is completing his five-year tenure at the end of November.