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Federal University Lafia gets new Vice Chancellor



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By Abubakar Lawal Lafia

The Governing Council of the Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), has announced the appointment of Professor Shehu Abdur-Rahman as the 3rd vice-chancellor of the University.

This was disclosed by the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University, Emeritus Professor, Munzali Jibril.

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Jibril said: “The appointment followed a painstaking selection process. We hope that the appointee will justify the confidence reposed in him by sustaining the peace and development the University was known for.”

Before his appointment, Prof. Abudur-Rahman was the Director, Centre for Agricultural Research and Development (CARD) and Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Federal University of Lafia

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He was the immediate past vice-chancellor, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State.

Professor Abdur-Rahman has also served as a dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, in Nasarawa State University Keffi, (NSUK) as well as a deputy vice-chancellor there.

Abdur-Rahman is a professor of Agriculture economics and extension.

He hails from Umaisha, in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

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The newly appointed vice-chancellor would take over from Professor Muhammad Sanusi Liman in February 2021.


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