A new governing council has been inaugurated for Babcock University to steer the affairs of the institution for next quinquennial from 2020 to 2025.
The new Council is headed by the President of the Northern Region Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Pastor Yohanna Harry.
The inauguration ceremony took place at the institution on Tuesday, and was performed by the Chancellor of the University and President of the West African Central Division of Seventh Day Adventist Church, Pastor (Dr.) Elie Weick-Dido.
Other notable individuals present at the inauguration included former Secretary General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Emeritus Professor Michael Omolewa and Abia State commissioner for Education, Dr. Kanelechi C. K.Nwangwa and Elder Markus Dangana.
The University Chancellor advised members of the Council to discharge their functions effectively with passion and dedication to the service of God and humanity.
He noted that at a time such as this, every institution required the best practices to excel and drastically stave off competition.
He said, “With about 197 universities in Nigeria, Babcock University requires your best input to continue to raise the bar of learning and training for maximum global impact.”