Unilorin appoints 10th Vice-Chancellor

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Professor, Sulyman Abdulkareem of  the Department of Chemical Engineering  has on monday been appointed as the 10th  Vice-Chancellor in the university of Ilorin.

The university’s  Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of  council,  Dr Abdullahi Oyekan, announced this at a press briefing.

Oyekan said the institution  reached the decision after a meeting of the council in accordance with the provisions of the Universities Amendment Act.

According to him, the appointment will take effect from Oct. 16 while the tenure of  the outgoing vice chancellor, Prof.  AbdulGaniyu Ambali, will  end on Oct. 15.

The pro-chancellor recalled  that  interested applicants were earlier given six weeks to submit applications,  adding that the deadline for this was May 26.

Newsmen gathered  Abdulkareem, a former vice chancellor of the faith-based Alhikmah University in Ilorin, was  born in 1954 at Oro, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara.