Prof Lillian Salami Appointed as UNIBEN vice chancellor after thirty four years.
Thirty-four years after the University of Benin got the first female Vice Chancellor in a Nigerian University, another female and an alumnus, Professor (Mrs ) Lillian Salami has been appointed Vice Chancellor of the University.
The state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has already congratulated Salami, who hailed from Edo State, Nigeria and was born in Jos, Plateau State on the 8th of August, 1956.
She is also said to be the first alumnus of the to become the vice chancellor of the University.
Public Relations Officer of the school, Dr Michael Osasuyi, confirmed the appointment and she would be taking over from Professor Faraday Orunmwese on December 2, 2019.
She was appointed Senior Lecturer in UNIBEN in 1994 and rose to the rank of a Professor in 2005. Salami is the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration, Ondo State.
Professor Lillian has now become the first woman to be appointed vice chancellor of the university of Benin for thirty four years.
Lillian has now been in the university system since 2005 leading to her appointment.
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