A renowned Administrator and Scholar, Dr. Linda Onwuka has been appointed Head, Directorate of Public Relations. Dr Onkuwa, who is Deputy Registrar I, was until her appointment, the Director, Distance Learning Programme of the University. She would be taking over from Mr Kola Adepoju, an Assistant Director who was serving in acting capacity.

Dr Onwuka, the immediate past acting Registrar of the University and a former Registrar of the Federal University of Petroleum, Effurum, Delta State holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Ph.D from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan and Master of Arts Degree from the University of Calabar, Calabar as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).

Dr. Onwuka is a member of several professional and academic bodies, which include the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), the Association of the Nigerian University Professional Administrators (ANUPA), the National Association of Teachers and Researchers in English as Second Language (NATRESL), National Oral Literature Association (NOLA) as well as the English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria (ELTAN).