ABUJA—President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Prof. Munzali Jibril as coordinator for the take-off of the Police Academy, Wudil, as a degree-awarding institution.
Until his appointment, Professor Jibril was a former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Bayero University, Kano
A statement by Presidential Spokesman, Mr Ima Niboro, said the appointment followed the approval given on May 5 this year by the President-In-Council for the up-grading of the Police Academy.
Prof. Jibril is expected to coordinate all necessary activities to ensure that the Academy began to function in its new capacity as soon as the bill to provide for its establishment and incorporation as a degree-awarding institution was passed into law by the National Assembly and assented to by the president.
The 59-year-old university administrator is a former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Bayero University, Kano; former Provost of Nigerian Defence Academy and former Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC.