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ABU VC Prof. Garba bows to pressure, hands over to DVC Academic


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The Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ibarhim Garba has handed over the mantle of leadership to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Prof. Danladi Amodu-Ameh as acting Vice-Chancellor.

Mr Garba made the handing over on Friday during a brief management meeting held at the Vice Chancellor’s conference room.

He called on the University community to give the Ag. Vice-Chancellor maximum support to succeed.

It could be recalled that Prof. Garba’s tenure is expected to expire on April 30, 2020.

However, crises ensued when the Governing Council of the institution directed him to proceed on terminal leave by March 1, 2020, following a letter dated February 7, signed by the Registrar of the university, A. A. Kundila, and the council headed by its Chairman, Adamu Fika (Wazirin Fika).

However, the V-C vehemently rejected the idea, expressing his resolve stay until the end of his stipulated five-year tenure in office.

In January, it could be recalled, a former Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration at the university, Prof. Kabir Bala, was appointed as the new vice-chancellor of the institution.

He is to resume the office on May 1.

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