Governing Councils


The Universities (miscellaneous provisions) Amendment Act 2007 provided for a Governing Council which consists of the following:

- The Pro-Chancellor 
- The Vice-Chancellor
- The two (2) Deputy Vice-Chancellors
- One person from the Federal Ministry of Education
- Representative of the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission
- Four persons representatives a variety of interests and appointed by the Federal Government.
- Four representatives of Senate
- Two representatives of Congregation
- One representative of Convocation
- The Registrar is the Secretary to Council

The 3rd Governing Council of the University was inaugurated on the 9th of January, 2014, by Hon Minister of Education, Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike Esq at the National Universities Commission (NUC), Abuja.

The following are members of the NOUN Governing Council:

1. Senator Ameh Ebute CON - Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council
2. Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu - Vice-Chancellor
3. Prof. Patrick Eya - DVC (Academic)
4. Prof. Victor O. Adedipe - DVC (Admin)
5. Prof. Godwin Sogolo - Member
6. Dr. Matthew O. Achigbe - Member
7. Mrs. Lilian N. Nwankwo - Member
8. Hon. Ibrahim Isa Kaita - Member
9. Dr. Macjohn Nwaobiala - Perm. Sec., FME
10. - NUC Representative
11. Prof. Victor O. Adedipe - Senate Representative
12. Prof. Ibrahim O. Salawu - Senate Representative
13. Dr. Muhammad A. Machina - Senate Representative
14. Dr. Fidel Okopi - Senate Representative
15. Mrs. Margaret I. Boro - Congregation Representative
16. Mr. Muyiwa S. Akintola - Congregation Representative
17. Mr. Danjuma Usman Tanze - Convocation Representative
18. Mrs. Josephine O. Akinyemi, FAUA - Registrar/Secretary to Council


1. Mr. Odeigah Ernest, FCNA, Ag. Bursar

2. Mr. Ukoha Igwe, University Librarian


Mr. John J. Ubaji - Deputy Registrar

Mrs. Bukola Edun - Admin Officer I

Miss. Ifeoma C. Egboh - Admin Officer II

The Governing Council is responsible for making policies for the good governance and growth of the University.

The Committees of Council are:

1. Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GPC)

2. Appointments and Promotions Committee (A&PC)

i.) Appointments and Promotions Committee (A&PC) Academic

ii.) Appointments and Promotions Committee (A&PC) Senior Non Academic

3. Council Staff Disciplinary Committee