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The principal officers of the University and their responsibilities are as follows:

The Chancellor:

The Chancellor, appointed by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, who is also the Visitor of the University, takes precedence over all other members of the University. When present, the Chancellor presides at all meetings of Convocation held for conferring degrees. Every proposal to confer an honorary degree is subject to the confirmation of the Chancellor.

The Governing Council:

The Council is charged with the general control and superintendence of the policy, finance and property of the University.

The Vice-Chancellor:

The Vice-chancellor as the Chief Executive and the Academic Officer of the University is appointed by the Visitor. He has the general function of directing the activities of the University and reports to the Governing Council.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor:

The Deputy Vice Chancellor assists the Vice Chancellor and may act for him in his absence or when he is unable to perform his functions as Vice Chancellor for any reason.

The Registrar:

The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and is responsible to the Vice-chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the University. By virtue of this office, the Registrar is the Secretary to the Council, the Senate, Congregation and Convocation.

The Bursar:

The Bursar is the Chief Finance Officer of the University and is responsible to the Vice-chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.

The University Librarian:

The University Librarian is responsible to the Vice-chancellor for the administration of the University Library and the coordination of all library services in the University, colleges, schools and institutes as well as other teaching and research units.