UniAbuja council appoints DVCs academic, administration


The Governing Council of the of Abuja has approved the appointment of Professor Clement Barikuma Innocent Alawa and Professor Abubakar Sadeeque Abba as Deputy Vice-Chancellors and Administration, respectively.

The Council’s approval followed the endorsement of the Vice-Chancellor’s to Senate for the re-appointment of Professor Alawa for a further period of two years after a successful two years in the first instance.

Professor Sadeeque Abba was elected by the Senate at its 67th extra ordinary meeting held on Wednesday, 24th February

A statement by the Registrar, Mallam Yahya Ibrahim Mohammed said the appointments were at the 89th Regular Meeting of the Governing Council held on Monday 1st March .

Both appointments took effect from 1st March for a period of two years. 

Alawa, a professor of Animal Production was born on 11th January 1961 in Bodo-Ogoni, .  He is a graduate of Veterinary Medicine from the Ahmadu Bello , Zaria (1988), and holds a Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Animal Science from the same in 1994 and 2003 respectively.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor has several publications both in local and foreign journals; chapters in , in addition to papers presented at conferences. 

Abubakar Sadeeque Abba was born on 29th November 1967 in Yola, .

He graduated in 1997 from the of Maiduguri with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, and had his M.Sc, and PhD degrees from of Abuja in Political and in 2004 and 2011, respectively.

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