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Buhari congratulates Prof. Abubakar on appointment as dean, University College London

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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar, on his appointment as the new Dean of the University College, London, UCL, Faculty of Population Health Sciences.

Mr Abubakar is a world-leading scholar in the field of infectious disease epidemiology.

Mr Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday, expressed delight for the unflinching support Mr Abubakar had provided to public health institutions in Nigeria.

He noted that Mr Abubakar’s contributions had helped in achieving tangible results in the area of control and prevention of communicable diseases in the country.

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Mr Abubakar holds a Master of Science degree from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a DPH from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from the University of East Anglia.

According to the president, the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU-trained medical doctor, will bring his extensive wealth of experience and skills in public health to his new role.

Mr Abubakar’s professional records span from his outstanding leadership at the Institute for Global Health in the last five years to extensive research in infectious disease epidemiology, migration and health.

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This, led to his election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2020.

President Buhari extended his best wishes to the ”unassuming achiever, widely admired by his peers, as he settles down to his new role from August 1.”

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