Jonathan Appoints New Chancellors For Federal Universities

Jonathan Appoints New Chancellors For Federal Universities

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of new Chancellors for all the 38 Federal Universities in the country.

In a statement signed by the Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau,

According to the new list, Oni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, is the new Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), while Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakarand Igwe Chikezie Agubuzu head the University of Ibadan (UI) and the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) respectively.

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Shekarau asked the Vice chancellors of the respective institutions to contact their new Chancellors to arrange for their appropriate inauguration.

Below is the full list of all the new Chancellors, their states of origin and the institutions they head:

1. Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar (Sokoto)

University of Ibadan

2. Emir of Kano Alh. Muhammadu Sanusi II (Kano)

University of Benin

3. Obot Akara, Umo Adiaka (Akwa-Ibom)

Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola

4. Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe (Anambra)

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

5. Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Sulaiman Adamu (Bauchi)

Federal University of Technology, Akure

6. Lamido of Adamawa, Dr. Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha (Adamawa)

Federal University of Technology, Owerri

8. Tor Tiv, Akawe Torkula (Benue)

University of Calabar

9. Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar (Niger)

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

10. Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar (Gombe)

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State

11. Asagba of Asaba, Chike Edozien (Delta)

Federal University, Gashua

12. Isuoha 1 of Ohaisu, Afikpo, Ezeogu Engr. Ewa Elechi (Ebonyi)

Federal University, Gusau

13. Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Michael Adejugbe (Ekiti)

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi

14. Igwe Chikezie Agubuzu (Enugu)

National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos

15. Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V (Cross-River)

University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

16. Obi of Obinugwu, Orju, Eze Cletus Ikechukwu Ilomuanya (Imo)

Federal University, Birnin Kebbi

17. Emir of Hadejia, Alhaji Adamu Abubakar Maje (Jigawa)

University of Uyo

18. Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris (Kaduna)

Federal University of Technology, Minna

19. Oni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade (Osun)

University of Nigeria, Nsukka

20. Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir Usman (Katsina)

University of Ilorin

21. Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammad Iliyasu Bashar (Kebbi)

University of Port-Harcourt

22. Attah of Igala, Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II (Kogi)

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

23. Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Sulu Gambari (Kwara)

University of Agriculture, Makurdi

24. Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu (Lagos)

University of Sokoto

25. Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Isa Mustapha Agwai (Nasarawa)

Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State

26. Shehu of Borno, Mustapha Umar El-Kanemi (Borno)

University of Lagos

27. Amanayabo of Twon Brass, King Alfred Papa Prieye Diette Spiff (Bayelsa)

Bayero University, Kano

28. The Ibedaowei of Bomo Clan, King Joshua Igbugburu (Bayelsa)

Federal University, Lafia

29. Olowo of Owo, Oba Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi III (Ondo)

University of Jos

30. Alafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III (Oyo)

University of Maiduguri

31. Gbong Gwom Jos, Da Jacob Gyang Buba (Plateau)

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

32. Amanayabo of Opobo, King Dandeson Douglas, JEKI V (Rivers)

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma

33. Aku Uka of Wukari, Dr. Shekarau Masa-Ibi II (Taraba)

Federal University, Dutse

34. Ona of Abaji, Alhaji Adamu Baba Yunusa (FCT)

Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State

35. Emir of Anka, Mohammed Attahiru Ahmed (Zamfara)

Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

36. Ochidoma IV, Elias Ikoyi Obekpa (Benue)

Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State

37. Emir of Fika, Dr. Muhammadu Abali Ibn Idrisa (Yobe)

Federal University, Lokoja

38. Eze Eberechi M. Dick (Abia)  University of Abuja

Alake of Egba, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo III (Ogun)

Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State

The new Chancellors' appointments come less than a month to the end of Jonathan's tenure.

Source: Legit.ng

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