Jonathan approves appointment of 3 VCs, Registrars for new varsities
By Favour Nnabugwu
ABUJA— President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of vice chancellors and registrars for the three newly established federal universities in Kebbi, Yobe and Zamfara states.
Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufa’i, who disclosed this in Abuja, Tuesday, said the new vice chancellors include Professor Shehu AbdulRahman, Federal University Gashua; Professor Lawal Bilbis; Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, and Professor Ben Okeke, Federal University, Gusau.
She said the President also approved the appointment of Professor Isaac Asuzu to replace Prof. Chinedu Nebo the new Minister of Power, as Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Oye-Ekiti.
Professor Rufa’i said Registrars for the new universities were Alhaji Sule Dauda, Federal University, Gashua; Mr. Ibrahim Mungadi, Federal University, Birnin Kebbi; and Mr. Ibrahim Bawa Kaura, Federal University, Gusau.