Nigeria’s second female Professor of Mass Communication, Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha, has been appointed the Anambra State Commissioner for Education, by Governor Willie Obiano.
Prof. Omenugha’s appointment is coming in the wake of the great performance recorded by the state in the 2013 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, WASSCE and the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination, SSSCE, conducted by the West African Examination Council, WAEC and the National Examination Council, NECO respectively.
Members of her primary constituency, mass communicators, among others have continued to express joy and high optimism that the eloquent and vivacious lady will further take Anambra State education to higher pedestal.
A native of Nnobi in Idemili-South local government area, born in the mid 60’s, Prof. Omenugha before her appointment was the Director, UNIZIK 94.1 FM, a Campus Community Radio of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, which won the 2013 Best Campus Radio Station in Nigeria.
Prof. Omenugha, an old girl of Maria Regina High School, Nnewi, holds a National Certificate in Education (NCE), from College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State (1984); B.A. English (Second Class Honours – Upper Division), from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1987); M.A. Mass Communication, UNN (1997) and Ph.D. in Gender, Media and Cultural Studies, University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (2005).
Source: National Mirror