The Librarian

(1) The Council shall appoint a University Librarian who shall be of professorial status, and shall serve as the professional and administrative Head of University Library. He shall be appointed in the manner presented in the Schedule K to these Statutes.
(2) The University Librarian shall be responsible for the provision of adequate, relevant
and up-to-date reading, and audio-visual materials to support the teaching, research and community service functions of the University.
(3) The University Librarian shall ensure the maintenance of a good environment for reading and learning in all the Libraries of the University.
(4) The University Librarian shall be responsible for maintaining linkages with local and international organizations involved in library work.
(5) The University Librarian shall, in conjunction with the Library Committee, and subject to the approval of Academic Board, formulate policies for the maximum development and utilization of the libraries of the University.
(6) The University Librarian shall exercise professional and administrative supervision over the staff under that University Library to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the libraries of the University.
(7) The University Librarian shall perform any other functions assigned by the Vice Chancellor of the University.
(8) The University Librarian shall hold office for four (4) years on first appointment and is eligible for another term only, provided that no part of the second term enters his compulsory retirement age.
(9) The University Librarian may resign from office by a letter addressed to the Chairperson of Council through the Vice Chancellor of the University.
(10) The University Librarian may only be removed from office for good cause.
(11) The provisions for the removal of the Vice Chancellor from office shall apply to the removal of the University Librarian.
(12) The University Librarian shall report to the Vice Chancellor through the Pro Vice Chancellor.