ESUT Elevates 11 Lecturers To Professors
Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) says it recently promoted eleven of its associate professors to full professors. The university further promoted thirty-one other lecturers to the rank of associate professors.
The acting vice chancellor of the university, Professor Charles Eze, stated this Sunday while interacting with journalists at an event code-named ‘Celebration of Excellent Leadership’, which was organised by the postgraduates of the university’s Institute for Peace, Conflict and Development Studies in honour of its director, Felix Asogwa.
According to Prof Eze, “The promoted lecturers were long overdue for the promotion, starting from 2015, but were unfortunately stagnated by previous administrations in the university. Stagnating workers for a long time is not the best in any system because it adversely retards productivity.”
He added that, “As the acting vice-chancellor, I found myself in the position to do the needful and give them what they merited and deserve. Again, the university has a huge role to play in tackling conflicts in parts of the country via its graduates, hence this task calls for collective efforts.”
The acting vice chancellor was, during the event, conferred with the award of ‘Pragmatic and Excellent Leadership’.
Mr Asogwa, in a speech, thanked the organisers, particularly the institute’s coordinator, Researchers’ Forum, Chiedozie Nwafor, for a good showing in spite of the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Some of the recipients of the awards at the event were the Enugu State commissioner of police, Ahmad Abdurrahman; Baywood Foundation and the executive director, West Africa Network for Peace Building, Dr Chukwuemeka Eze.