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  19 Mar 2020

Hand Shake Across The Niger

It was a gathering of who is who in Nigeria and beyond on Saturday, 15th February, 2020 when Dr. Fanen Otese Ayatse, Son of the Hon. Chancellor, Abia State University, HRH Professor James Otese Ayatse, Tor-Tiv and Chairman Benue State Council of Traditional Rulers, tied the nuptial knots with his hearttrob, Nguzurgwen Agur. Venue of the Church Service was Benue State University, while the reception took place at the IBB Square Makurdi.
The University delegation was led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor E. Uche Ikonne, accompanied by the Bursar, Mr. Chuks Nwaogwugwu, University Librarian, Professor Udo Nwokocha, among others.
Some of the striking features of the epoch Ceremony were:🔸 Appearance of the Vice-Chancellor and Principal Officers in traditional Igbo attire, thereby projecting the true Igbo Identity.🔸 The Public recognition of the delegation from Abia State University and special invitation of the Vice-Chancellor to sit with the Tor-Tiv. It was indeed a great honour.🔸 The rich Cultural heritage of the Tiv and their hospitality.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor E. Uche Ikonne, quintessential Academic and seasoned Administrator was publicly appreciated for the great transformation in Abia State University as an enviable Citadel of learning.