President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. James Bassey Ejue as the new Provost of Federal College of Education Obudu, Cross River State.



The President also okayed the appointment of Dr. Aliyu Idris Funtua as Provost of Federal College of Education, Katsina, Katsina state.

The appointments, according to the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, take effect from August 19.

The appointments are for four years subject to renewal for another term.

Adamu, who announced the appointments in a statement issued by the ministry’s Deputy Director (Press), Ben Bem-Goong, said the conditions of service, including remunerations and fringe benefits shall be as approved for Provosts in Federal Colleges of Education in Nigeria.

Dr. Ejue, 52 holds a Doctorate Degree in Guidance and Counselling from the University of Calabar.

Until this appointment, he was the Provost of the Cross River State College of Education, Akamkpa.

Dr. Funtua, 56, holds a PhD in Hausa Language from the Bayero University Kano.

Funtua was the acting Provost of the institution before his new appointment.