The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has elected Professor Nnenna Oti as the Vice-Chancellor of the institution.

Prof. Oti who was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic before her new appointment, will be succeeding outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Francis Eze.

The University’s new Vice-Chancellor who is from Ebonyi state, emerged victorious with 75.5 points to beat six other candidates.

Her closest rival was Prof. Ikechukwu Dozie who scored 69.7 points.