PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, approved the constitution of four governing councils of federal universities in the country.
They include the University of Lagos, UNILAG; Federal University of Agriculture, Umuduike; University of Benin, Benin and the Obafemi Awolowo, Ile Ife.
Those appointed for UNIBEN include Senator Effiong Dickson Bob, Chairman; Jamila Fakik, member; J.K.A Gazama, SAN, member; Chief Samuel Edohoeket, member and Arch Shettima Mohammed Sale, also member.
Those appointed for the University of Lagos are Prof Jerry Gana, Chairman; Dr. Monday Ohoni, member; Igwe Chris Onyekwuluje, member; Dr. Garba Usman Tetenji, SAN, member; and the General Manager/ Editor- in- Chief of Vanguard Newspaper, Mr Gbenga Adefaye, member.
Members of the council for the University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State include Prof. Anya O. Anya, chairman; Chief Chris Iroegbe, member; Rasheed Kola Ojikutu, Ph.D, member; and Mr Akinboro Muyiwa, member. The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has Prof. Rowland Ndoma-Egba, chairman; Moses Otazi, member; Omoyele Daniel, member; Hon Tijjani Goni Guzamala, member and Sunday Ibrahim Ameh, SAN, member.
According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim; each university governing council shall also include the Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellors; one person selected from the Federal Ministry of Education; four persons appointed by the Senate from its members, two persons appointed by the Congregation among its members and one person appointed by Convocation among its members.