The Vice Chancellor University of Uyo, Nigeria, Prof.Eniefiok Essien SAN, has promoted 20 Professors and 35 Associate Professors with their resounding success in the academic world.

Essien made this known during the Senate meeting held on Monday, 29th September 2020. The newly promoted professors include; Prof. Mojisola Eseyin(Faculty of Law), Prof. Eniesua Essiet(Nuclear& Radiation Physics), Prof. Elijah John(Philosophy), Prof.Uwem Udok(Law), Prof. Sylvester Eka(History), Prof.Felicia Ekpu (Physical &Health Education), Prof. Godfrey Akpabio(Physics), Prof. Emmanuel Ejere (Political Science), Prof. Godwin Umoh(Economics) and Prof. Dorathy Umotan(Law).

Other 35 Associate Professors promoted equates the number to 55 academic staff captured in a recent promotion. This is one of the highest in the varsity’s history.

The vice chancellor while addressing the body commend and congratulated the newly promoted academian admonishing them not to relent in their efforts to uplift the University to a greater height. ‘UNIUYO is a brand let’s build and protect’ said Essien.