FG names Emir of Ilorin as BUK Chancellor

FG names Emir of Ilorin as BUK Chancellor

FG names Emir of Ilorin as BUK Chancellor

The Federal government has appointed the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari CFR, as the Chancellor of the Bayero University Kano.

This is contained in a letter conveyed to the monarch by the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari during his visit to the traditional ruler at his Abuja residence

The letter dated April 15 was signed by the Minister for Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu.

Until the appointment, the first class traditional ruler was the chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makudi in Benue State.

The letter reads:


I write to convey the approval of His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, for your appointment as Chancellor, Bayero University Kano, Kano State.

  1. The Chancellor shall, in relation to the University, take precedence before all other members of the University and, when he is present, shall preside at all meetings of Convocation held for conferring degrees.
  2. This clearly means that the Chancellor, as the most important official in the University system, is the symbol and spirit of the institution, a moral compass giving shape and direction to the university administration.
  3. The Chancellor shall be presented to the university community and the wider public at a specially organized Investiture Ceremony or at the next Convocation of the Institution when the Investiture of the Chancellor will precede the event.
  4. Please, accept my hearty congratulations and best wishes. Respect fully

FG names Emir of Ilorin as BUK Chancellor

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