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  5 Mar 2021

VICE CHANCELLOR COMMENDS LAW FACULTY FOR EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE

The Faculty of Law, Abia State University has been commended by the Vice Chancellor, Distinguished Professor O. M Ogbulu, for the excellent performance of her students over the years in the Law School and in their Professional field.
Making the commendation during a courtesy visit by the Faculty of Law, Professor Ogbulu, thanked them for the visit, adding that the Faculty is one of flagship faculties of the University, that had continued to maintain excellent standard since inception, with her products excelling within and outside the country.
On the issue of admission quota for the faculty, the Vice Chancellor explained that the current admission quota for the Faculty which has been for many years, does not reflect its achievements and current rating as one of the best law faculties among Nigerian Universities, and called for collaborative efforts by all stakeholders to ensure that the admission quota is increased before the next academic session.
He argued that it is necessary for Professional bodies and the Universities to work in tandem in fixing the admission quotas of professional courses of Universities, for the overall benefit of the larger society, and assured the Law Faculty, of management’s  preparedness to improve it’s physical and manpower needs.
Earlier, the Dean of the faculty, Professor Eze Ngwakwe, congratulated the Vice Chancellor on his appointment, and recounted their success stories over the years, which he promised will be replicated in the tenure of the Vice Chancellor.
He used the forum to present some of the challenges facing the faculty, and solicited the intervention  of management to address these problems.
A former Dean of the Faculty, P. C. Ugochukwu  in a vote of thanks, assured the Vice Chancellor, that the faculty is law abiding and will adhere to all rules and regulations of the University, especially the timeline for the release and reconciliation of results as directed.
Highpoint of the visit was the presentation  to of a giant portrait of the Vice Chancellor to him, by the faculty, while the full complement of the University management and other academics from faculty of law were present at the meeting.