President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed happiness at the appointment of a Nigerian, Prof Charles Egbu, as the Vice Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University, United Kingdom on Friday.
The president’s message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight at the news of appointment of Professor Charles Egbu, from Anambra State, as Vice Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University, United Kingdom.
“The President felicitates with the academic, who is the first black person appointed helmsman of a ranked university in the UK, urging him to continue to proudly hold the flag of Nigeria aloft in all his endeavours in the elevated position.
“With wide experience as Pro-Chancellor at the University of East London, Dean of the School of Built Environment and Architecture at London South Bank University, and stints at University of Salford, University College London, Glasgow Caledonian University, Leeds Beckett University, among others, I have no doubt that you will acquit you.”