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Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai has confirmed the promotions of fourteen to Professorial cadre.

The announcement for the confirmation was made at the 94th regular meeting of the Senate held in the Senate Chamber, Main Campus, Lapai.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Abu Kasim Adamu announced that the State Ministry of Tertiary Education had earlier ratify the promotions in the absence of Council yet to be put in place.

Those promoted to professorial seat are: Dr. Ango Nuhu Aliyu, Professor of Business Administration; Dr. Aidelokai Dennis Idonije, Public Administration;
Dr. John Jiya, Counselling Psychology; Dr. Abubakar Mohammed Mawoli, Business Administration; Dr. Kabir Mohammed Adamu, Biological Science.

Others new professors are, Dr. Bashir Danlami Sarkindaji, Business Administration; Dr. Musa Yahaya Dutsu, Arabic; Dr. Baba John, Micro biology; and Dr. Musa Mohammed, Chemistry respectively.

Those promoted to Readers (Associates Professors) are: Dr. Abdul-Hadi Adeniyi Salahudeen, Arabic; Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Letswa, Political Science; Dr. Abubakar Abdulkadir, Mathematics; Dr. Aliyu Alhaji Zakariyya, Science Education; and Dr. Kudu Dangana Geography.

Congratulating them, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Abu Kasim Adamu urged them to continue to work harder and use their new positions for the growth of the University.

He also extended a congratulatory message from the Visitor, His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Niger State, Right Honourable Umaru Muhammad Bago and the Honourable Commissioner , Tertiary Education urging them to be more dedicated to teaching and research.

It would be recalled that the University’s Appointment and Promotion Committee had at its 44th sitting recommended the promotion of the  academic staff.