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Jonathan approves appointment of VCs

20 February 2013, 11:03

Abuja - President Goodluck  Jonathan has approved the appointment of vice-chancellors and registrars for the three newly established federal universities,  the Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufa’i, said in a statement.

The statement, signed by Dr MacJohn  Nwaobiala, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry , said the vice-chancellors were for the  universities in Kebbi, Yobe and Zamfara states.

The first meeting of the Federal Executive Council on Jan. 6 approved the three new universities in states where none existed.

The vice-chancellors are Prof. Shehu AbdulRahman, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe; Prof. Lawal Bilbis, Federal University Birnin Kebbi and Prof. Ben Okeke Federal University, Gusau.

The minister said that the president also approved the appointment of Prof. Isaac Asuzu as replacement for Prof. Chinedu Nebo as Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Oye-Ekiti.

Nebo is currently the Minister of Power.

The statement named the registrars as Sule Dauda, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe; Mr Ibrahim Mungadi, Federal University Birnin Kebbi and Mr Ibrahim Kauram, Federal University, Gusau.

 Rufa’i  said that the choice and appointment of the new vice-chancellors and registrars followed laid down rules.

She directed the vice chancellors and registrars to report for briefings at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Minister’s Conference room.

All appointments take immediate effect.

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