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Ganduje congratulates Yusha’u, as first Northerner to become Editor-in-Chief, Africa Policy Journal, Harvard

By Baba Aminu

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has congratulated Dr Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u, an indigene of Kano, who assumed the position of Editor-in-Chief of the popular Africa Policy Journal, Havard.

A statement issued by Abba Anwar , Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, on Friday, said being the first Northerner who got the position there at Harvard, a citadel of scholarship, governor Ganduje said , “We are proud to have young scholars like you excelling at the global arena.”

‘’He was elated and described Yusha’u as “…a turning point in media and communication studies. We learned that he did excellently well when he was the Lead Strategic Coordinator with Islamic Development Bank,’’ the statement said.

“As 2022-2023 Mid-Career Master in Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where he is also an Edward S. Mason Fellow, Kano state is proud to have Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u, the essential and quintessential,” amplified governor Ganduje.

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SOLACEBASE reports that Yusha’u was a senior lecturer in Media and Politics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, United Kingdom and associate lecturer in Global Journalism, University of Sheffield. After he left Nigeria, as a lecturer with the Department of Mass Communication, Bayero University, Kano.

According to the statement, he has many published works to his credit at the global media/communication studies journals, such as Global Media Studies, Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research, among others.

“It is therefore on behalf of the government and good people of Kano state, that I am congratulating Dr Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u for ascending to this important position of the Editor-in-Chief of Africa Policy Journal. The first scholar to attend the position from Northern Nigeria,” the statement emphasized.

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