A group known as Ikwo Indigenous Professionals in Diaspora and one of the groups who agitated for the appointment of an Ebonyian as Vice Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike have commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the governing council for doing the needful in appointing renowned Professor Sunday Elom as new VC of the institution.
The congratulatory Message signed on behalf of the group by Professor Chinedu Ekuma and Dr. Silas Ewah reads;
Ikwo indigenous Professionals in Diaspora (IIPD) heartily congratulate you the Erudite and Distinguished Professor Sunday Oge Elom on your well deserved appointment as the Vice Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. We are proud of you and your accomplishments including the contributions your years of service represents.
Everything you have done and accomplished both as an academic and administrator led to this point and you truly deserve it. You have previously served in various administrative positions including the Deputy Vice Chancellor academic, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-alike Ikwo.
Your wealth of experience and leadership skills are all distinguishing characteristics that your tenure as the Vice Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, will undoubtedly promote learning, teaching, research, staff training and welfare, infrastructural development, students welfare support, and human capacity building.
We wish you successful tenure and reassure you of our maximum support as you stir the affairs of AE-FUNAI to greater heights. Once again, accept our heartfelt congratulations.
Also, we wish to specially thank President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, President Federal Republic of Nigeria for his quick intervention which brought transparency during the screening process of AE-FUNAI Vice Chancellor position applicants leading to the meritorious appointment of Professor Sunday Oge Elom as the 3rd Substantial Vice Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Nigeria.
Your Excellency’s quick intervention proves your leadership commitment to upholding justice and fairness in the administration of the Federal government of Nigeria.
Professor Chinedu Ekuma (USA) and Dr. Silas Ewah (UK) Conveners of Ikwo Indigenous Professionals in Diaspora.