Tafawa Balewa University gets new VC


Prof. Saminu Ibrahim has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi.

Notice of the appointment was contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Zailani Bappa, on Friday in Bauchi.

Ibrahim replaces outgoing Vice Chancellor, Prof. Muhammed Muhammed, whose tenure would expire on 26 April.


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Ibrahim’s appointment was announced by Ambassador Yerima Abdullahi, the Pro-chancellor of the university and Chairman, Governing Council of ATBU, Bauchi.

The public relations officer said that the letter of appointment, dated 24 April, was signed by the Registrar of the institution, Ali Deba.

Deba added that: “Prof. Saminu Ibrahim’s appointment takes effect from April 27, a single period of five years.”

Ibrahim, 54, holds a Ph.D in Soil Science.