The Secretary to the State Government, Chris Ezem, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.
Part of the statement reads;
“The appointment follows the formal presentation of the recommendation of the Governing Council led by Senator Adolphus Wabara, PhD, to the Governor sequel to the expiration of the tenure of the incumbent Vice Chancellor, Prof Uche Ikonne, on the 30th of November, 2020.“
According to the Secretary to the State Government, the appointment of the new Vice Chancellor takes effect from the 1st of December, 2020.
Mr Ogbulu, a professor, was until his appointment, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) in the institution.
He is a Professor of Finance in the Department of Banking and Finance, Faculty of Business Administration, of the University located in Uturu.
He holds a PhD in Finance from Abia State University, Uturu, (2007) and was Head of Department (2003-2015) and Director, Linkages and Revenue Mobilisation (2016).
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Financial and Investment Analysts, Nigeria.