A Professor of Medical Biochemistry who hails from Ohaukwu native authorities space of Ebonyi state, Prof Sunday Oge Elom has been appointed as the brand new Vice-Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal College Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State.
Prof Elom’s appointment has put to an finish the agitation for an indigene of Ebonyi State extraction to develop into the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal College.
Till his appointment which was introduced by way of a Press Launch signed by the Registrar/Secretary of Council, Odisa C. Oleke ( Mrs.) on Tuesday, 19th January, 2021, the brand new VC was the fast previous Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Tutorial of the Establishment.
He was born on fifth November 1961 at Ekwashi, Ngbo in Ohaukwu Native Authorities Space of Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
He has over 14 years of submit professorial and uninterrupted tutorial and administrative expertise within the college system, having bagged his PhD in Medical Biochemistry from the Ebonyi State College, Abakaliki in 2006.
Earlier than then, he had a Grasp of Science (M.Sc.) diploma in Molecular Biology from the Vrue College, Brussels, Belgium in 1992 and a First Class Honours’ diploma in Biochemistry from the College of Nigeria, Nsukka.
He has had an illustrious profession as a member of the academia, spanning over three a long time. His journey as a tutorial began in 1987 when he served as a Analysis Assistant within the Division of Utilized Biology, Anambra State College of Science and Know-how (ASUTECH), Enugu campus.
He, nonetheless, rose by way of the ranks in numerous universities in Nigeria and have become a professor of Medical Biochemistry in 2006.
Professor Elom has revealed over 50 tutorial papers in top-tier and excessive rating nationwide and worldwide journals with impression elements. He has additionally revealed many books, books chapters and monographs in addition to many convention papers. Extra so, he has served as exterior examiner and assessor to many universities.
Aside from being a thoroughbred and seasoned tutorial, Professor Elom has occupied many administrative positions within the Nigerian college system the place he introduced his administrative astuteness to bear, making certain that the imaginative and prescient and objectives of the establishments he labored for are achieved.
He was first appointed the Head, Division of Medical Biochemistry in 1984 on the Enugu State College of Science and Know-how (ESUT) and rose to develop into the Dean, College of Fundamental Medical Sciences of the identical college in 2009.
Later, he grew to become the Dean, College students’ Affairs, Ebonyi State College, Abakaliki and the Dean, College of Fundamental Medical Sciences of the identical establishment within the 12 months 2000 and 2014 respectively.
On the Alex Ekwueme Federal College Ndufu-Alike, he was the Interim Dean, College of Fundamental Medical Sciences from 2012 to 2016 and later a two-term Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Tutorial from 2016 to 2020. He has additionally chaired many vital college committees.
He’s a member of many worldwide skilled our bodies, chief amongst them is the British Biochemical Society, London.
Professor Sunday Oge Elom is married to Dr. Chinyere Elom, they usually have four kids.