Rev. Fr. Umeogu Emerges Dean, Faculty of Arts UNIZIK

By Abuchi Onwumelu

Very Rev. Fr. Prof. Bonachristus Umeogu last Wednesday, 6 March, 2019 elected Dean, Faculty of Arts of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Anambra State.

Prof. Umeogu of the Department of Philosophy polled a total of 58 votes to defeat his rival, Prof. Ikechukwu Okodo from the Department of African and Asian Studies who polled a total of 35 votes.

Earlier the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, FAS who presided over the election urged all to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship, even as he described position of authority as a call for service. He enjoined the university community to support and work with the newly elected Dean.

In his acceptance speech, Very Rev. Fr. Prof. Bonachristus Umeogu expressed gratitude to God for His grace upon his life and also making it possible for him to emerged the winner of the election.