The authorities of University of Uyo has appointed Prof. Enefiok Essien as the new Vice Chancellor of the institution.

This was contained in a statement issued on Monday signed by the Registrar, Mrs Edak Umondak.

According to the statement the appointment takes effect from December, 2017.

Enefiok Essien who is a professor of Commercial Law, a two-time Dean, Faculty of Law, and Chairman, Committee of Deans, UNIUYO will take over from Prof. Comfort Ekpo, whose tenure ends November 2017.