List: FG appoints 42 traditional rulers as university chancellors

List: FG appoints 42 traditional rulers as university chancellors

  • President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Sultan of Sokoto as the chancellor of the University of Ibadan
  • Also, the president appointed Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II. The Ooni of Ife as the chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • HRH, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, Emir of Kano was also appointed as the chancellor of the University of Calabar

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Some Nigerian traditional rulers and other individuals have been appointed by the federal government as chancellors and pro-chancellors federal universities and inter-university centres.

Punch Newspaper reports that this was contained in a statement by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu.

List: FG appoints 42 traditional rulers as university chancellors
President Buhari has appointed 42 traditional rulers as university chancellors. Photo: Femi Adesina

Here is the list of the new chancellors according to Channels TV.

1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi

Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe Aladesanmi III. CON, JP. Ewi of Ado-Ekiti

2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

HM Obi Ofala Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe. Obi of Onitsha

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3. Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi Stat

HRM Oba Aremu Gbadebo. Alake of Egbaland

4. Bayero University, Kano

HM, Oba Ewuare 11, Oba of Benin

5. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State

HRM King W.S. Joshua Igburugburu X, CON, Ibenanawei of Bomo Kingdom

6. Federal University Gashua, Yobe

HRM Professor Joseph Chike Edozien. CFR, Asagba of Asaba

7. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara

HRH Engr. Arc. Ezeogo Ewa Elechi. Isu-Oha I of Ohaisu Kingdom

8. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State

HM, Shekarau Angyu, Masa Ibi Kuyon 11, The Uka of Wukari

9. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State

HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Mohammadu Abali Ibn Mohammed Idris, CON. The Emir of Fika

10. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State

The Attah of Igala

11. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

HRE Ebidem Ekpo Okon Abasi OTU V. The Obong of Calabar

12. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

HRH, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi, Torungbuwa 11, Akarigho of Remoland

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13. Federal University of Technology, Akure

HRH, Alhaji Umar Kabir Umah 11,Emir of Katagum

14. Federal University of Technology, Minna

HRM, Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Deji of Akure

15. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina

King Dandeson Douglas Jaja jeki. Amanyanabo of Opobo Kingdom

16. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State

Sir, Alh. (Dr.) Adamu Baba Yunusa. The Ona of Abaji

17. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi

HRM Eze Cletus Ilomuanya. Obi of Obinugwu

18. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State

HRM, Igwe Ambassador Lawrence Agubuzu, Ogbunechendo, Ezema Olo Kingdom

19. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa

HRH, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad 1, Emir of Lafia

20. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike

HRH Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III. Emir of Gombe

21. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola

HRM Okuku (Dr.) Uwa Umoh Adiaka III, JP. Paramount Ruler/Ekporikpo of Obot

22. National Open University of Nigeria

HRH Agbaidu Elias Ikoyi Obekpa CON, FCTI, OCH’IDOMA IV.

23. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

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HRM (Dr.) Da Jacob Gyang Buba. Gbong Gwon Jos

24. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

HRH, Alhaji (Dr.) Yahaya Abubakar, CFR. The Etsu Nupe

25. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada

HRH, Dr. Rilwan Suleiman Adamu CFR, FNIOB, EMIR OF BAUCHI

26. University of Agriculture, Makurdi

Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, CFR. The Emir of Ilorin

27. University of Benin

HRM Prof. James Ortese Iorzua Ayatse, The Tor of Tiv

28. University of Calabar

HRH, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, Emir of Kano

29. University of Ibadan

HE Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, CFR, mni. Sultan of Sokoto

30. University of Ilorin

HRH, Alhaji (Dr.) AbdulMumini Kabir Usman, CFR. Emir of Katsina

31. University of Jos

HRH, Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, Emir of Zazzau

32. University of Lagos

Alhaji (Dr.) Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi. The Shehu of Borno

33. University of Maiduguri

HRM, Oba (Dr.)Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, JP, CFR, LLD. Alafin of Oyo

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34. University of Nigeria, Nsukka

HRM, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II. The Ooni of Ife

35. University of Port-Harcourt

HRH, Muhammadu Ilyasu Bashar. Emir of Gwandu

36. University of Uyo

HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Adamu Abubakar Maje, CON. The Emir of Hadejia

37. Usamanu Danfodiyo University

Alayeluwa Oba (Dr.) Rilwanu Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu I, CFR,mni. Oba of Lagos

38. University of Health Sciences

HRH. Alhaji Attahiru Mohammed Ahmed (CON), Emir of Zamfara

39. Nigerian Army University, Biu

HRM, Maj-Gen Felix Mujakpe (retd.), CFR, mni, Orodje of Okpe Kingdom

40. Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State

HRM King Alfred Papapereye Diete – Spiff, OFR, The Amanyanabo of Twon Brass

41. Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru

Eze Dr. Eberechi N JP, Eze Udo 1 of Mgboko Ngwa, Amaize

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Okonjo-Iweala made this disclosure in Abuja on Tuesday, March 16, during her visit to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

She said the global organisation had received a letter from the EU complaining about Nigeria’s restrictions on milk and dairy products.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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