Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has approved the appointment of Prof. Blessing Didia as the acting Vice Chancellor of the state University of Science and Technology.
This is contained in a statement issued on Thursday in Port Harcourt by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Opunabo Inko-Tariah.
According to the statement, the governor also approved the appointment of Prof. Boma Oruwari as the university’s Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor.
It said that the two appointments took effect from July 1, 2015.
Oruwari’s appointment, it said, was sequel to the expiration of the tenure of the institution’s former Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barineme Fakae.
The statement added that the approval of the appointments was in exercise of the governor’s powers as Visitor to the university.