Institute of Administration

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - Nigeria
Vice Chancellor makes new appointments reappointments

Vice-Chancellor makes new appointments, reappointments

• Prof. Rabiu Nasiru now Coordinator, SIWES 

• Prof. Hamman is Ag. Dean, Basic Medical Sciences 

• Dr. Umar Yaya reappointed MD, ABUCONS


The Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Kabiru Bala, has appointed a new Coordinator for Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) for an initial period of two years. 

The new appointee is Prof. Rabiu Nasiru, who teaches at Department of Physics, Faculty of Physical Sciences. 

He also approved the appointment of Prof. Wilson O. Hamman as Acting Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences. Prof. Hamman is from Department of Human Anatomy. 

The Vice-Chancellor, equally, appointed Dr. Gana Emmanuel Tsadu of Department of Theatre and Performing Arts as Assistant Director, Affiliations, Directorate of Academic Planning and Monitoring. 

This is even as he approved the appointment of Dr. Bako Ibrahim Gaya of Department of Human Physiology as Deputy Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences. 

Similarly, the Vice-Chancellor approved the reappointment of Prof. Bello Mukhtar as Deputy Director, Quality Assurance, Directorate of Academic Planning and Monitoring. 

Others reappointed by the Vice-Chancellor are Dr. Umar Farouq Yaya, Managing Director, Ahmadu Bello University Consultancy Services (ABUCONS) Limited; Dr. Mansir Dodo, Director, Building Projects, ABUCONS; Prof. Aishatu A. Mukhtar, Assistant Director, Extension, Monitoring and Evaluation, Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR); and Dr. Abdullahi Muhammad, Director, Public Procurement Research Centre. 

They also include Dr. Auwal Kasim, Director, Engineering Services, ABUCONS; Dr. Mu’awiya Abubakar, Head, Public Private Partnership Unit; Dr. Salisu Bala, Deputy Director, Arewa House; and Prof. (Mrs.) M.A. Suleiman, Assistant Dean (Female), Student Affairs Division, Main Campus. 

All the reappointments are for final term of two years. 

The Vice-Chancellor explained that both the fresh appointments and reappointments were on account of their administrative and academic leadership qualities as well as performance. 

While urging them to always be honest and fair in all their official dealings, the Vice-Chancellor urged them to bring in their wealth of experiences to bear in the service of the University. 

It would be recalled that the Vice-Chancellor made similar fresh appointments and reappointments for Faculties, Institutes and Centres early this year.   


Public Affairs Directorate, 

Office of the Vice-Chancellor, 

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 

Thursday, 15th September, 2022