President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Musa Isiyaku Ahmed as Vice-Chancellor for the newly established University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday in Abuja.
According to the minister, Prof. Ahmed’s legacies as the maiden VC will determine the prominence and pride of place the university will occupy in world universities ranking in the ne
He is a Fellow, College of Veterinary Surgeons, Nigeria; Fellow, Institute of Human and Natural Resources; Director, International Technology Centre, University of Maiduguri, among otherarest future.
Musa Ahmed, until his appointment, was a Professor in the Department of Veterinary, Parasitology and Entomology at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State.s.
Professor Ahmed hails from Borno State and has well over 36 published works to his credit.
The minister also disclosed the appointment to the Registrar of the university, Yusuf Bazata, from Kebbi State, whose appointment was also approved by the President, “for the smooth and unhindered take-off of the university”.