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University Of Abuja Promotes 23 Academic Staff

University of Abuja Vice Chancellor 

The University of Abuja has approved the promotion of 23 academic staff to professorial rank, with 13 of them promoted as full Professors while 10 became associate professors.
The promotion, according to a statement today, October 26, by the institution’s spokesman, Dr. Habib Yakoob, was approved at the University’s 80th Regular Meeting on the Appointment and Promotion Committee (A&PC), held on 16th June 2023.
The statement said that the Council had at various times considered and approved promotion of the staff to the professorial rank, subject to favourable external assessment.
“Upon the receipt of assessments, the University sought the approval of the Ministry of Education for the release of the promotion to the beneficiaries, subject to the ratification by the Governing Council when it is constituted.
“The exercise reveals that the academic staff were promoted across several disciplines which include education foundation, medical microbiology, geography, environmental science, history and diplomatic studies, and soil science.
“Other disciplines were Christian religious studies, biological science, statistics, microbiology, veterinary medicine, chemical engineering, public administration, biochemistry, obstetrics & Geology, and microbiology & parasitology.”
The statement quoted the Vice chancellor of the University, Professor Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, as describing those who have been promoted as hardworking academics, who are committed to the advancement of knowledge in their various fields of endeavour.
“This is a well-deserved recognition of your dedication. Your promotions not only reflect your individual accomplishments, but also serve as a testament to the University’s commitment to nurturing and supporting its academic community.
“You have all consistently demonstrated your unwavering commitment to your respective fields. I will ask you not to relent in impacting your field of knowledge. I encourage you to embrace your roles as mentors, innovators, and catalysts for positive change, help to push
the boundaries of knowledge, engage in more groundbreaking research, and inspire the next generation of thinkers and leaders.”

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