The Governing Council of Paul University is responsible for the general control and superintendence over the policy, finances and property of the University, including its public relations, among many other functions.

The Governing Council is composed of experienced persons of untainted integrity, expertise and courage required to inspire confidence in the Management of the University. The Chairman of the Governing Council Engr. (Sir) Chris Okoye and other members of the Governing Council are persons established in various fields of endeavor including Christian ministry, education and business.

Council meets at least three times a year.