Muhammad Zaiyan-Umar appointed VC at FUBK

The governing council of the Federal College, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK) has appointed Muhammad Zaiyan-Umar as the brand new Vice Chancellor (VC) of the establishment.

NAN reviews that Funmi Togonu-Bickersteth, chairman of the council, introduced the appointment on Thursday.

Togonu-Bickersteth was briefing journalists after the twenty fifth council assembly held at Birnin Kebbi.

“As chances are you’ll know, the vice chancellor’s time period ends on December 3, 2022,” he mentioned.

“The governing council at its twenty fifth assembly held from Monday to Thursday permitted the appointment of Zaiyan-Umar as the brand new VC.”

Zaiyan-Umar will change Bello Bala-Shehu, the outgoing VC, whose five-year time period ends on December 3.

Togonu-Bickersteth, who can also be pro-foreign minister, mentioned Zaiyan-Umar’s approval as successor got here after an announcement was printed in nationwide newspapers.

She mentioned the appointment additionally adopted a subsequent interview by the governing council.

Zaiyan-Umar was the rapid previous Assistant Vice President at Sokoto State College.

He’s Professor of Political Science at Usmanu Danfodiyo College, Sokoto (UDUS).

The educational is at present president of the board of administrators of the Heart for Open and Distance Schooling (CODE) of the UDUS.

Zaiyan-Umar was, at numerous instances, the performing head of the Political Science division.

He was additionally vice dean and dean of the School of Social Sciences, in addition to dean of the UDUS graduate faculty.

The brand new FUBK VC is a Fulbright Scholar who labored on the College of Washington, Seattle within the US between 1988 and 1999.




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