The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has elected Prof Nnenna Oti as the new Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Oti hails from Ebonyi State.
Prof. Oti who was the deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic succeeded the outgoing vice chancellor, Prof. Francis Eze.
She emerged top with 75.5 points to beat six other candidates, although having a closest rival, Prof. Ikechukwu Dozie who scored 69.7 points.
Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Prof. John Offem, announced her appointment after a day-long selection and interview of the seven candidates that scaled through the initial selection process.
Prof. Offem said that there were a total of 29 applications at the initial stage and only seven emerged after final selection.