The 13th Governing Council of Bayero University, Kano has approved the promotion of 36 new Professors and 40 others as Associate Professors, respectively.
A statement signed by the Registrar of the university, Fatima Mohammed, who is the Secretary to the Council, said the promotion was approved during the 6th regular meeting of the governing council held on Thursday.
According to her, all appointments would, however, take effect from October 2018.
“The 13th Governing Council of Bayero University, Kano at its 6th regular meeting approved the promotion of 36 Professors, 40 Associate Professors and 8 Non-teaching staff to the ranks of Deputy Registrars, Deputy Bursar, Deputy Directors and Assistant Chief Technician respectively,” the statement said in parts.
Among the Newly promoted Professors are: Dr Basheer Abdulkadir Zubair Chedi, now Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Dr. Musa Aliyu, Professor of Pharmacology, Dr Ibrahim Magaji Barde, the Branch Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), BUK Chapter, Professor of Accounting.
Others are Professor Kabiru Tahir Hamid (Accounting and Finance), Dr. Ahmad Magaji of the Department of Nigerian Languages and Dr. Ya’u Haruna Usman, who is now Professor of Adult Education.
However, three of the newly promoted professors are females, they are Professor Dije Muhammad Sulaiman (Accounting), Professor Hannatu Sabo Ahmad (Accounting) and Professor Amina Mustapha, (Agric Economics and Extension), who is the Deputy Director, Outreach and Publications of the Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA).
Also promoted to the rank of Professor are: Dr Abubakar Jika Jiddare, Professor of International Relation; Dr Lofty-John Chukwuemeka Anyanwu (Professor of Surgey), Emmanuel S. Kolo (Professor of Otorhinolaryngology) and Dr. Muhammed Haruna Awaisu (Professor of Sociology).