Oshiomhole appoints VC for new Tayo Akpata Education Varsity




Governor Adams Oshiomhole
Governor Adams Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of State has appointed Prof SEO Aduwa Ogiegbaen as the Vice Chancellor of the Tayo Akpata University of Education, Ekiadolor.

Until his appointment, Prof Ogiegbaen was the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin, Ekenwan Campus, Benin City.

In a letter dated 14th April, 2016, the Governor said “I wish to inform you that State Government has approved  the up-grading of the State College of Education, Ekiadolor to a University of Education to be known and called Tayo Akpata University of Education, Ekiadolor.

“I feel privileged to have the honour by virtue of the powers conferred on me as the Visitor by the enabling laws establishing the University to appoint you as the Vice Chancellor of the University with effect from April 18, 2016.

“Given your resourcefulness, expertise, experience, global network and reach, I believe that the University would benefit enormously from your uncommon visionary leadership”, the Governor said.

Prof Aduwa-Ogiegbaen, a descendant of the Benin Royal Family is the Enogie (Duke) of Egaben/Ogbeson in Benin Kingdom has combined academics with the traditional administration of his Dukedom.

He has over forty publications in reputable national and international journals and is a member of the Nigerian Association of Educational & Technology (NAEMT); Curriculum Organisation of Nigeria (CON) and Association for Promoting Quality Education in Nigeria (APQEN).

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