PROF. DAVID I. KER
Professor David Iornongu Ker, OON is a former two-time Vice Chancellor of Benue State University, Makurdi and Varitas University, Abuja. He is lecturer, researcher, administrator. He is married to Professor Beatrice Onyi Ker with four children.
David Ker’s career as a university lecturer began in 1975 and has spanned from university of Ibadan to his alma mater ABU, Zaria, to Benue State University, Makurdi where he was one of the institution’s resourceful pioneer staff members. His pivotal role in establishing the university is evident in the numerous offices that he occupied right from the inception of the institute. These included, Dean of faculty of Art and of the Post Graduate school; Head of Department of English; Deputy Vice-chancellor; and Vice Chancellor. Prof. David Ker emerged as the best Vice-Chancellor of Nigerian state university in 2003, prompted his further appointment as vice-chancellor, Veritas University, Abuja.