A new acting Vice Chancellor has been appointed for the Imo State University (IMSU) Owerri.
He is Prof. Alloy Ukachukwu Awuzie.
Prof Awuzie, before the appointment, had been the national president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
He takes over from Prof B.E.B. Nwoke who was also appointed on acting capacity before the election of Governor Rochas Okorocha.
Speaking to journalists in Owerri, the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Hon Chinedu Offor, said that the appointment was with immediate effect.
Hon Ofor also disclosed that Governor Okorocha has appointed Princess Ngozi Duru as the Acting Provost of College of Nursing and Health Science, Amaigbo.
Princess Ngozi Duru takes over from Mr. A.O. Chiaka and the change also takes immediate effect.
The Commissioner also stated that the governor suspended his Senior Special Adviser on Mayoral Affairs Owerri Zone, Chief Uche Njoku.
The Commissioner for Special Duties, Hon Ifeanyi Nwachukwu, is to oversee the affairs of the Mayoral office Owerri zone pending the outcome of the investigation by the committee set up to investigate the indiscrimate proliferation of city gates in Owerri.