The Governing Council of the Federal University, Gashu’a, Yobe State, has approved the appointment of Professor Maimuna Waziri as the 3rd-Vice Chancellor of the University.
This was disclosed by the Head, Information and Protocol Unit of the University, Usar Ignatius, in a statement on Saturday.
According to the statement;
“The Governing Council Federal University Gashua, has approved the appointment of Professor Maimuna Waziri as the 3rd-Vice Chancellor of the University.
“Announcing the Council’s decision, after its 5th meeting held on Saturday, 16th January, 2021 the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Mallam Ibrahim Akuyam said the 48 professors applied for the position out of which twenty-five (25) were shortlisted for interaction and three best candidates emerged from which the Council chose Professor Maimuna Waziri as the new Vice Chancellor.”
Mallam Akuyam further added; “on behalf of the Governing Council of the University, I wish to formally convey the approval of the Council for the appointment of Professor Maimuna Waziri as the 3rd Vice Chancellor of the University.”
Prof. Waziri is to succeed the incumbent Vice Chancellor, Professor Andrew Haruna whose tenure will end on 10th February, 2021.
She is an indigene of Yobe state, and the first woman to become the VC of the University.