July 16, 2024

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Staff , students welfare my priority- New BUK VC

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The new Vice-Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano, Professor
Sagir Adamu Abbas, has sought the support and prayers from
members of the University Community and other concerned
stakeholders to succeed in office.
The Vice-Chancellor, who spoke shortly after his inauguration by
the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Professor Ibrahim
Gambari, said all members of the University Community should join
hands together to support his administration in order to move BUK
Forward.
He expressed appreciation to all staff that voted for him during the
Congregation Parley, which took place on Wednesday, 5th August,
in which he polled 1026 votes to get community acceptability. Solacebase reports that on Saturday, 8th August 2020, the new
Vice-Chancellor received his appointment letter from the Chief of
Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari and Chairman of Council,
Prof Ibrahim Gambari.
The new Vice-Chancellor appreciated Allah for giving him the
opportunity to serve the University and thanked the Council for
finding him worthy of this appointment. “I need all the cooperation
of the Council in order to deliver from the responsibilities attached
to the office “Sir, before I sit down, I would like to tell you that the outgoing
Vice-Chancellor was my teacher. He taught me mathematics and
many courses in Sciences. I am proud to be associated with him,”
said Prof Abbas.
Prof Abbas, who is the 11th Vice-Chancellor of Bayero University,
Kano said the welfare of staff and students would be one of his
utmost priorities, assuring that he would work in tandem with the
staff and students unions in the University.
The Pro-Chancellor, Professor Gambari congratulated the new Vice-
Chancellor and urged him to work assiduously to maintain the
University’s tradition of pursuing excellence in all ramifications.
He further commended the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor
Muhammad Yahuza Bello for improving the quality standards of the
University’s research, teaching and community services. the new
vice-chancellor would assume office in the new building next
Monday.

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