Obong University Ntak Gets New Vice Chancellor



The governing council of Obong University, Ntak has appointed Professor Moses Ekanemesang as the new Vice-Chancellor of the institution.
He will succeed Professor Efana Usua who was the acting Vice Chancellor of the University and at present, the Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations of the University.
A professor of Biochemistry, Professor Ekanemesang prior to joining Obong University was with the University of Uyo where he served in various capacities including the position of the Acting Head, Department of Biochemistry and the Post Graduate Coordinator for the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences in the university.
Professor Ekanemesang had at various times served in different universities outside the shores of Nigeria including the Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA where he served as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Science. While at Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, he was an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology. He has also taught in the Department of Chemistry in the University of Oklahoma and the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Tennessee.
In Nigeria, before moving to the University of Uyo from where he joined Obong University, Professor Ekanemesang had worked in the University of Calabar as a Senior Lecturer.
A Doctorate holder in Biochemistry from the Mercer University School of Medicine Macon, Georgia Atlanta, USA, Professor Ekanemesang also holds two Masters Degrees in Biochemistry and Public Health, from the University of Oklahoma and the University of Tennessee respectively.
He is a member of many professional bodies including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology, American Public Health Association and the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Professor Ekanemesang while on the saddle as Vice Chancellor of Obong University will deploy his vast experiences in management towards achieving the mission of the university which is to provide a suitable environment for academic and moral development that will guarantee the production of globally competitive graduates for societal benefit and self-reliance.
Congratulations to Prof. Ekanemesang on your new appointment. We wish you a successful term in office.


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