·        As VC, Dozie assures accelerated innovation, progress, development

·        Extols Governor Uzodinma

‘Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe Unversity (KOMU) Ogboko, in Ideato South L.G.A  established by Law No. 1 of 2021 by the Imo state House of Assembly and assented to by Governor Hope Uzodinma  on February 18, 2021 replaced the defunct Eastern Palm University which was established in 2016 and recognized by  the National University Commission (NUC) as the 42nd state university and 143rd in the Nigerian university system is envisioned to be a globally competitive institution renowned for innovative research and scholarship, world-class education and human resource development to address current and future needs of society.”

The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Ikechukwu Nosike Dozie stated this in his inaugural address at the first General Assembly of the institution held recently.

Prof Dozie, in his address captioned, “Accelerating our progress” further assured of his commitment to uphold the confidence reposed in him, stressing that, “though the challenges are enormous, growing KOMU to be an institution of repute and reckoning and a first choice destination for our teeming youths seeking world-class education and qualitative mentorship is a task that must be accomplished by the special grace of God and the assured support of government and  the various stakeholders.”

He expressed gratitude to the state governor, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodinma for finding him worthy to serve and consequently approving his appointment as Vice Chancellor of the institution. He promised to justify the confidence reposed in him by working in synergy with the students, staff, and management of the university to ensure the actualization of the mission and vision of the institution in the overall interest of Imo people and humanity to the glory of God.

“We will always support the “3-R Vision” of His Excellency aimed at the Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Rebuilding of Imo State to be a model modern state through our activities in KOMU”.

“At the core of our  mission is our firm desire to educate future leaders not just to acquire requisite knowledge and various life survival skills, but leaders with deep passion for humanity in the discharge of their civic responsibilities for the good of society i.e. ‘developing the complete man- soul, body and divinity.”

“In KOMU, we are driven by a strong determination to produce scholars who are loaded with triple capacity for success, global competitiveness and stardom anchored on our core values of integrity, excellence, team work, innovation and collaboration.”