A Professor of Soil Science and former Dean of PG School, Nnenna Oti has has been selected as the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) by the Governing Council of the institution.
Prof. Oti who was the deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic before her new appointment, will be succeeding outgoing vice chancellor, Prof. Francis Eze.
The Univeristy’s new Vice Chancellor who is from Ebonyi state, emerged victorious with 75.5 points to beat six other candidates. Her closest rival was Prof. Ikechukwu Dozie who scored 69.7 points.
Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Prof. John Offem, announced her appointment after a day-long selection and interview of the seven candidates that scaled through the initial selection process.