Friday, 23 February 2018

Flash Back: Remembering Imsu Chief Librarian Who Celebrated Ten Years Of Being Principal Officer (Photos)

Magnus okee okoro, PhD 
professor Victoria adobi obasi

It was an interesting outing at Imo state university auditorium February (LAST YEAR) when Professor Magnus okee okoro celebrated three thousand six hundred and fifty three solid days (10years) as a principal officer in the school.

Prof. Magnus okee okoro, Professor of library and information science was appointed Imo state university librarian on 1st February 2007 for a term of five years, at the expiration of the first tenure, he was reappointed by Professor Victoria Adobi Obasi (Current Vice-Chancellor of the School) who was then commissioner for education for a second term (five years) with effect from February 1st 2012 based on good performance, making total of ten (10) years as Chief Librarian in Imo state university.

“I became a professor of library and information science within the period of being the university librarian”, Professor Okee explained in his thanksgiving speech. He went further “Only seven months passed and I was faced with my first baptism of fire in the form of NUC accreditation for 20 departments including medicine and surgery, the record show that the university got full accreditation in all 20 departments” he concluded.

Dr. chidi nwosu head of department library and information science IMSU
Mr. Emeka Ejinkonye registrar IMSU

Rev. Fr. Anthony Njoku

The occasion was graced by dignitaries Including Dr. Alex Mbata Pro-chancellor and Chairman Governing council Imo State University, Professor Victoria Adobi Obasi Former commissioner for Education and Vice Chancellor Imo State University, Dr. Chidi Nwosu head of department library and information science IMSU among other dignitaries who graced the occasion including staff and students of the school .

The vice chancellor in her closing remark applauded the erudite scholar of library and information science assuring that the university will retain him as an academic staff at the expiration of his one year sabbatical rest.

First son of Prof. okoro

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