By Abuchi Onwumelu
The Governing Council of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Friday, April 5th, 2019 appointed Barr. Philomena Iwara Okoye as the 6th substantive Registrar and Secretary to the Governing Council of the University.
In a release signed by the Director, Information and Public Relations Officer, Dr. Emma Ojukwu and made available to newsmen in Awka, said that prior to Barr. Okoye’s appointment, she was a Deputy Registrar in-charge of Council matters in the University.
‘The new Registrar obtained an LL.B from the University of Lagos 1988 and a B.L from the Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos in 1989. Barr. Okoye joined the services of the University in 1999 as an Admin Officer.
‘She has held the positions of Faculty Admin Officer, Deputy Registrar (Council/Legal), Deputy Chief Legal Officer and Acting Registrar.
‘Barr. Okoye is married to Dr. D.O Okoye (late) from Anambra state. The marriage is blessed with 5 lovely children, 4 boys and a daughter.
‘She assumes duty on Monday, 8th of April, 2019,’ the statement read.