The Governing Council of the Kwara State University has promoted 20 academics of the university to professorial cadre.
According to a statement signed by the Acting Director, University Relations, Dr. Saeedat Aliyu, which was made available to our correspondent on Tuesday, the ratification was given at the 64th regular meeting of the institution’s governing council held on Thursday, February 16, 2023.
The statement disclosed that five among the 20 staff attained full professorship while the 15 others were promoted to associate professorship.
“The newly promoted Professors are: Taibat Moji Yusuf, Agricultural Production and Resource; Dupe Olufunke Ogunbosoye, Ruminant Nutrition; Issa Abdulraheem, Business & Human Resource Management & Entrepreneurship; Salih Muhammed Jum’ah Alaso, Arabic Literature & Nigerian Arabic Poetry Criticism; and Yahya Duro Uthman Hambali, Criminal Justice and Criminology,” the statement read.
Meanwhile, 9800 newly admitted students were formally matriculated into the university for the 2022/2023 academic session, on Friday, February 17, 2023.
In his matriculation address, the Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Shaykh-Luqman Jimoh, assured the new students of world class education in the institution.
He also urged them to make the best of the golden opportunity that the school has given them.