The Federal College of Know-how, Owerri (FUTO) has gotten its first feminine Vice-Chancellor.
Historical past was as soon as once more made within the FUTO on 13th April 2021 because the Governing Council of the revered College led by Prof. John Offem graciously introduced Prof. Mrs. Nnenna Nnannaya Oti because the incoming Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the establishment.
It’s historic, within the sense that, the professor in query would be the first-ever feminine VC within the historical past of FUTO since its inception.
Prof. Mrs. Oti, who is anticipated to succeed the outgoing VC, Prof. F. C. Eze in June 2021 after his five-year meritorious service, could be acknowledged because the eighth Substantive VC of the College.
It’s noteworthy that she is presently the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) on Teachers of FUTO, and the primary lady to imagine such place for the reason that institution of the College.
Previous to her current place, Prof. Mrs. Oti served because the Dean of Submit-Graduate College of FUTO, a place during which she clearly distinguished herself as a professor of notice.
She graduated with First Class Honours in Soil Science in 1982 from the distinguished College of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). She additional obtained her M.Sc. in Soil Microbiology/Biochemistry in 1986, nonetheless from UNN.
She later bagged PGD in Irrigation Engineering (Distinction) 1987 from the notable Katholieke College, Leuven (KUL) Belgium; later proceeded for her Ph.D in Soil/Environmental Conservation in FUTO, in 2002.
Prof. Oti obtained the NUC–Finest Ph.D Award [NUDTAS] in 2002. She served as a Member of the 2014 Nationwide Confab. She has these honours to her credit score: FSSSN; MASN; MSSSA; MCSSA; MASA; JP.
Prof. Nnenna Oti, who proudly hails from Afikpo, Ebonyi State, is a extremely seasoned, versatile, and achieved scholar. She is a Professor of Soil Science and Environmental Conservation.
It might curiosity us to notice that holistic rigourous and peaceable processes led to the emergence of the Amazon as the following Substantive VC of FUTO. Additionally, she emerged winner amongst seven distinguished contenders who’re all professors of reputation.
Come June 2021, Prof. Oti could be succeeding the seventh Substantive VC, Prof. Eze whose management prowess, each in teachers and human growth, has up to now been counseled by one and all.