Francis Otunta

FRANCIS OGBONNAYA OTUNTA is Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University, Umudike, Nigeria.  He holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Ibadan. An educationalist, Francis Otunta has served in a number of institutions of higher learning and has dedicated his professional life to providing a conducive environment for teaching and learning  aimed  at raising the universities he has been engaged with to world class standards.  Prior to his position as Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University he was Rector of Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana.

Francis has several researched Publications in various national and international journals of Mathematics and Computer Science. He is the facilitator of quarterly training workshop for young Mathematicians and has been instrumental in the provision of education scholarships for less privileged students.

He is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering, (FNATE), the Institute of Industrial Administration, (FIIA) and Institute of Management Consultants, (FIMC), He is a chartered management consultant.