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Zubair emerges COREN president

Prof Abubakar Zubair, has emerged as the new President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

COREN Head of Press and Public Relations, Mrs Ojonugwa Haruna, announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

According to her, Zubair emergence is sequel to his election at its Extra Ordinary Council Meeting, on April 13

She said that Zubair took over from Mr Ali Rabiu, who was the Council’s President from April 2019 to April 2023.

The spokesperson described the new president as a professional and an astute scholar, who has experience in teaching, research.

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She said this was in addition to attending several academic and professional courses both locally and internationally.

“The new president has vast international skills from Israel, France, India, Japan, USA, UK and Brazil,”she said.

She said that Zubair is a member of several professional bodies both locally and internationally, who joined the services of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1988, and rose to the rank of Professor in 2006.

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“He supervised and mentored several postgraduate and undergraduate students, and assessed candidates for professional positions in Agricultural and Bio-Resource Engineering across many universities.

“Zubair held various leadership positions throughout his 34-year academic career,” she said .

She said that the COREN President was appointed pioneer Vice Chancellor of Capital City University, Kano, in January 2022 where he currently serves (NAN)

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