The Governing council of the Federal University of Technology Owerri FUTO, has appointed Prof Nnenna Oti, as the new Vice chancellor 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 new VC who hails 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.
Prof. Offem said that there were a total of 29 applications at the initial stage and only seven emerged after final selection.