Academic Excellence: FUGA Yobe gets 6 Readers, promotes 280 staff
Story from Sa’adatu MAINA, Damaturu
The Governing Council of Federal University Gashua in Yobe State at its 25th Regular meeting promoted six academic staff to the rank of Readers and approved the promotion of 40 academic staff to various ranks as well considered the promotion of 165 senior non-academic staff and 75 junior staff.
This was disclosed in a press statement signed and made available to journalists by the Head of Information and Protocol unit of the University, Adamu Saleh.
According to the statement, “The Governing Council of the University at its 25th Regular meeting approved the promotion of 40 academic staff, 165 non-academic staff and 75 junior staff of the institution”.
“The council also approved the promotion of six (6) senior academic staff to the rank of Readers following the receipt of favourable external assessments report on them.
“Those promoted to the rank of readers are Dr Umar Adamu, Biology Department; Karimu Ishola, Business Administration and Dr Mohammed Saminu Dogari, Chemistry Department”.
“Others include, Dr Abatcha Melemi, Department of Economics and Development Studies; Dr Udu Linus, Public Administration and Dr Jerome M. Gumpy, Computer Science Department”, the statement reads in part.
While congratulating the promoted staff, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Maimuna Waziri, urged them to work harder to justify the promotions handed over to them.
She also warned the entire staff of the institution against any act capable of tarnishing the good image of the university, saying it will not be condoned.