The Management of Edo State University Uzairue, ably led by Engr. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor FNSE, in an  Appointments & Promotions Board meeting held on the 22nd of February, 2023 announced with the approval of the Commissioner for Education the promotion to full professorship of Six (6) of the University’s staff  and nine(9) to the rank of Associate Professor

The Vice Chancellor in his remarks stated that the prompt promotion of staff in the University was a way of rewarding and promoting excellence and hard work amongst staff.

The Staff whose publications were sent out for external assessment by the University management and were returned positive and subsequently elevated to the rank of professor include;

Dr. Andrew Hassan Ate of the Department of Mass Communication

Dr. Charles Oluwasuen Adetunji of the Department of Microbiology

Dr. (Mrs.) Evelyn Nwamaka Ogbeide-Osaretin of the Department of Economics

Dr. (Mrs) Muniratu Maliki of the Department of Chemistry

Dr. Shegun Kelvin Otoikhian of the Department of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Aharaiyi F. Coolborn of the Department of Microbiology  

The Vice Chancellor also announced the elevation of other staff from the rank of Senior Lecturers to the rank of Associate Professors in the University. They are:

Dr. (Mrs.) Harriet Efanador-Obeten of the Department of Political Science

Dr. Festus Chukwudi Onyeka of the Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. Henry Akpojubaro Efegbere of the Department of Community Medicine

Dr. Pius Omoruyi Omosigho of the Department of Medical laboratory Science

Dr. Dabor Alexandar of the Department of Accounting

Dr. Olukayode Abiodun Faleye of the Department of History/international Studies

Dr. Chinedu Pascal Uchenna of the Department of Computer Engineering

Dr. Solomom Awuzie of the Department of English

Dr. Kenneth Atoe of the Department of Chemical Pathology

The Vice Chancellor congratulated the newly promoted staff for their hard work and contributions to the development of the University and said that he hoped that the promotion will motivate them to do more for the betterment of the University.

The Ag. Registrar and other senior staff members of the University thanked the Vice Chancellor for always putting the welfare and development of staff at the core of his administration. They called on the newly promoted staff to lift the flag of the University higher than they have met it and mentor young academics in their various disciplines.

The Vice chancellor, in his closing remarks charged the professors to begin to prepare for their Inaugural Lectures as he intends to leave a legacy where professors in the University will deliver their Inaugural Lectures within one year of becoming professors.