The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Musa Ahmed as the Vice Chancellor of the newly-established University of Agriculture, Zuru in Kebbi State.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono in Abuja yesterday.
He added that Yusuf Bazata, from Kebbi has also been appointed as the Registrar of the university.
The Director of Information of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Theodore Ogaziechi, in a statement, quoted the Minister as saying that Ahmed was, until his appointment, “a professor in the Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State.”
He added that the new Vice Chancellor is also a Fellow, College of Veterinary Surgeons, Nigeria; Fellow, Institute of Human and Natural Resources and Director, International Technology Centre, University of Maiduguri, among others.
Nanono further disclosed that the don, who hails from Borno State, had over 36 published works to his credit.
The Minister expressed hope that the new vice chancellor’s legacies would impact positively on the institution.