The Governor is the Visitor to the University. The Governor also appoints the Chancellor for the University. There is a Governing Council which is constituted by the Governor and headed by the Pro-Chancellor. The Governing Council is responsible for the policy direction of the University and in particular, the control of property and disbursement of funds. There is the Senate under the headship of the Vice-Chancellor with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Development, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academics, University Librarian, Deans of Schools, Heads of Departments and Professors as members, and the Registrar as Secretary. The Senate is the supreme academic authority of the University. The Senate has the authority to develop and execute programmes, conduct examinations, award degrees, diplomas, and certificates.
There is also the Management Committee which comprises the Vice-Chancellor and other Principal Officers. The Committee can however co-opt other relevant officers (Utility Officers like Director of Health Services, Director of Physical Planning, Director of Works and Maintenance Services) of the University if need be. The Management Committee is headed by the Vice-Chancellor, who is also the Chief Executive of the University.
The Committee is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the University and for the maintenance of discipline and smooth running of the Institution.