Nigeria needs strong leader to further strengthen its unity: Olubadan designate The Informant247

The Kano Executive Council has appointed the popular Yoruba traditional monarch, the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Lekan Balogun, the Olubadan of Ibadan as the Chancellor of the state-owned Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education, Kumbotso.

This was revealed by the state’s commissioner for information and internal affairs, Malam Muhammad Garba, after the meeting of the council which took place at the Council Chambers, Government House, Kano.

The commissioner also said the council also appointed the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega as Pro-Chancellor/Chairman of the governing council.

Others who were appointed into the governing council are Dr Ibrahim Wunti, Dr Muhammad Kwankwaso, Hajiya Zulaiha Ahmed, Dr Halima Muhammad and Alhaji Sabi’u Bako.

The commissioner added that the appointment was in line with Part III Section 22 of the Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education Kumbotso Law.

It states that “there shall be a council which shall be the governing body of the university”, while Sections I, II and III of the second schedule of the law provide that “the visitor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje shall appoint the Chancellor, Pro chancellor/Chairman of the council and external members of the council.”

He said other appointees are Prof. Isa Bunkure, Provost Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education (SRCOE), Kumbotso, Vice Chancellor, Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education; Dr Kabiru Gwarzo, Deputy Provost (Academics) SRCOE, Kumbotso, Deputy Vice-Chancellor; Dr Miswaru Bello, Deputy Provost (Administration), SRCOE, Kumbotso, Deputy Vice-Chancellor; Saminu Bello Zubairu, Registrar, SRCOE, Kumbotso, Registrar; Ibrahim Yahaya, Bursar, SRCOE, Kumbotso, Bursar and Mabruka Abubakar Abba, College Librarian, SRCOE, Librarian.

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