The office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) was created to assist the Vice-
Chancellor in the general administration of the University and in maintaining effective
oversight supervisory roles in some designated operational units.
Our objective is to assist the Vice-Chancellor to achieve a focused and effective
administration of the University. To this end, our mission is to strengthen the administrative
process in line with the rules and regulations, maintain the core values of integrity, honesty,
efficiency, effectiveness and excellence in administrative procedures. We commit to
promoting effective service delivery in administrative processes to achieve the vision and
mission of the University.
The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor administration) was established by the fifth Vice-
Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, late Professor Francis
Ogbonnaya Otunta in 2016.
Professor Joy Nwabueze assumed office as the first Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
on 13 th October, 2016. She was re-elected to serve a second term which took effect from 15 th
October 2018. She handed over to Professor Elechi Asawalam on 15 th October, 2020.