Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI) Gets New Vice Chancellor


The Governing Council of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (AE-FUNAI) has approved the appointment of Prof Sunday Oge Elom as the 3rd substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University.

Prof Sunday Oge Elom - FUNAI Vice Chancellor

Sunday Oge Elom, a Professor of Medical Biochemistry who hails from Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state, has been appointed the new Vice-Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ịkwọ in Ebonyi State.


Until his appointment which was announced through a Press Release signed by the Registrar/Secretary of Council, Odisa C. Oleke ( Mrs.) on Tuesday, 19th January, 2021, the new VC was the immediate past Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic of the Institution.

He was born on 5th November 1961 at Ekwashi, Ngbo in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria.


He has over 14 years of post-professorial and uninterrupted academic and administrative experience in the university system, having bagged his Ph.D. in Medical Biochemistry from the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki in 2006.

Before then, he had a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Molecular Biology from the Vrue University, Brussels, Belgium in 1992 and a First Class Honours’ degree in Biochemistry from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

He has had an illustrious career as a member of academia, spanning over three decades.

Professor Elom has published over 50 academic papers in top-tier and high ranking national and international journals with impact factors.

He has also published many books, books chapters and monographs as well as many conference papers. More so, he has served as external examiner and assessor to many universities.

He is a member of many international professional bodies; chief among them is the British Biochemical Society, London.

Professor Sunday Oge Elom is married to Dr. Chinyere Elom, and they have 4 children.


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