11 Apr 2019


The Vice Chancellor, Professor E. Uche Ikonne, has assured Post Graduate (PG) Students of Abia State University of the commitment of his Administration to address the challenges that delay Students from completing their Post graduate programs within the stipulated time.
Professor Ikonne gave the assurance while addressing over 400 (Four Hundred) Post graduate Students, during an interactive meeting with them at the Senate Chambers of the University, stating that he wants ABSU to be recognized as a School that produces quality Post Graduate Students on record time.
He reminded the audience that one of his immediate assignments on assumption office, in line with his “OUR STORY MUST CHANGE” mandate, was to set up a Post Graduate monitoring Committee that will look into the Challenges of the Post Graduate programs, and report to the senate, for the purpose of enhancing the quality and content of PG programs. 
The VC maintained that the purpose of the interactive session was to synergies with the Students to improve the Post graduate programs and appealed to them to meet up with their financial obligations as well as obey the rules and regulations of the University, while his administration will provide the necessary support and materials to ensure that no student is delayed in completing his/her program, within the specific time.
In their separate remarks during a question and answer session, all the Students who spoke thanked the Vice Chancellor for creating such an interactive forum for them, while raising questions on the issues of accommodation, regular defense for programs as at when due, prompt assignment of supervisors, easy ways of fees payment and others, which the Vice Chancellor, promised expedited action.
Present at the meeting were the full complement of the University Management, Deans of faculty, Dean, Post Graduate School, Chairman, PG Monitoring Committee, Director Academic Planning, Director, Institute of General Studies, and Dean, Student Affairs.