The Governing Council of Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero has approved the promotion of 12 academics to the rank of Professors and six others to the rank of Readers.
This is contained in a statement by the Information and Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the institution, Malam Hussaini Adamu-Zuru, made available to Journalists in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday.
According to Adamu-Zuru: “The council at its 38th meeting under the leadership of retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Magoro has approved the promotion of the following academics to the rank of Professors and Readers.
“They include; Dr Yakubu Yahaya, Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Dr Abubakar Yakubu, Professor of Communication Physics, Dr Angela Ukwanikuja, Professor of Biochemistry, Dr Sule Sahabi, Environmental Biology, Dr Israel Obaro, Professor of Hydro-Biology and Fisheries, Dr Yusuf Kanya, Professor of Parasitology and Dr Jibril Nakaketa, Professor of Botany Parasitology.
“Dr Adamu Muhammad, Professor of Agronomy, Dr Abdullahi Gindi, Professor of Agric. Business, Dr Yahaya Kaka, Professor of Agriculture Economics, Dr Sani Salihu, Professor of Metallurgical Production, as well as Dr Rufa’i Yauri, Professor of Information and Communication Technology.”
Similarly, Adamu-Zuru said five others promoted to the rank of Readers were: Dr Murtala Ambursa, Reader, Fuel and Environmental Chemistry, Dr Mathew Alingi, Reader, Applied Chemistry, Dr Onwuka Ekechukwu, Reader, Statistics, Dr Juth Nwogu, Reader, Biochemistry and Dr Muftau Alaba, Reader Forage Sciences. (NAN).