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Plateau Governor Appoints Attahiru Jega Pro-Chancellor Of State University

INEC Boss, Prof. Atahiru Jega
INEC Boss, Prof. Atahiru Jega

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has appointed Professor Attahiru Jega as Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the Plateau State University (PLASU), in Bokkos. Jega will head the reconstituted Governing Council of the institution.

A statement by the Governor’s director of press affairs, Nanle Emmauel said that the appointment, which takes effect from the 14th of August, was aimed at “repositioning the institution for effective educational training and research in line with international best practices.”

Lalong has also approved the immediate reinstatement of former Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Danjuma  Sheni, who was disengaged by his predecessor, Senator Jonah Jang as the substantive Vice Chancellor of the  university.

The statement quoted the governor as having reaffirmed the appointment of the pioneer and current Chancellor of the university, The Soun of Ogbomosho Land, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajegundade.

Others in the list of appointments for the university council, include Chief Samuel G. Mafuyai, Professor Rahila Gowon, Chief James Barry, Chief Musa G. Izam (Northern Zone), Professor Seddi Sebastine Maimako, Barr. Zingfa D. Galam (Southern Zone), and a representative of the National Universities Commission (NUC) [myad]

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