Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai has confirmed the promotion of fourteen academic staff to Professorial cadre.
The announcement for the confirmation was made during the 94th regular meeting of the Senate held in the Senate Chamber, Main Campus, Lapai.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Abu Kasim Adamu announced that the State Ministry of Tertiary Education had earlier ratified the promotions in the absence of the 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.
Other new professors are, Dr. Bashir Danlami Sarkindaji – Business Administration; Dr. Musa Yahaya Dutsu – Arabic; Dr. Baba John – Micro biology; and Dr. Musa Mohammed – Chemistry.
Those promoted to Readers (Associate 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 hard and use their new positions for the growth of the University.
He extended a congratulatory message from the Visitor, the Executive Governor of Niger State, Rt. Hon. Umaru Muhammad Bago and the Commissioner for 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.