The Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) has announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor. Prof. Charles Okechukwu Esimone was appointed by the University’s council on Tuesday.
Prof. Charles Okechukwu Esimone on Tuesday 14th May 2019 was elected the new Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University.
What you should know about the incoming Vice-Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University
* He’s Professor Charles Okechukwu ESIMONE
* He’s from Akwaeze in Anaocha LGA of Anambra State
*He was born on 31st December, 1970 in Tiko, Cameroon (49 Years old)
*He became a Professor at the age of 37
*He is a Professor of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology
*He is an Alumnus of University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he bagged his B.Pharm, M. Pharm and PhD
*He is the pioneer Dean, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agulu Campus of the University
*He served two terms of 2 years each as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of the University
*He is currently the Director of Confucius Institute
*He is equally the Special Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor on Academic Matters
*He is the Chairman, Ceremonials Committee in the University
*He has well over 200 publications
*Recently, in the list of 28 Most Published Scholars in Nigeria, Prof. Esimone ranks 18th
*He is a member of the Governing Council of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, Nanomedicine Society of Nigeria, among others.
*He has successfully supervised over 50 Postgraduate students
*He is a Fellow Academy of Sciences
*He is the State Campus Coordinator for Deeper Life Campus Fellowship, Anambra state.
*He speaks Igbo, English, French and German
*His wife recently gave birth to quadruplets (two boys and two girls)…making it a total of 5 children (3boys)