The Senate of Bayero University Kano, (BUK) has approved the promotion of 15 associate professors and 28 senior lecturers to professors and associate professors respectively.
A statement signed by the Director, Examinations, Admissions and Records, DEAR, of the university, Amina Abdullahi said the decision was made at the Senate’s 379 meeting held on Wednesday, December 24, 2019.
According to the statement, their promotions were with effect from 1st October, 2019.
“Senate noted the appointment of the following new Professors and Associate Professors”, the statement added.
“Those promoted include the Director of Centre for Quranic Studies, Professor Muhammad Babangida Muhammad as Professor of Islamic Studies, Professor Nuratu Mohammed (Geography) and Haruna Musa now Professor of Pure and Industrial Chemistry.
“Others include Dr. Rabia Salihu Said now Professor of Physics, Dr. Hassana Sani Darma (Special Education); Dr. Babatunde Olamide Bamgbose, Professor of Oral Diagnostic Dentistry, and Dr Amina Abubakar Ismail (Economics); Dr Shehu Usman Yahaya (Agronomy) and Dr Ahmed Maigari Ibrahim (Environmental Management),” said the statement.”
Also, the statement noted the promotion of 28 others to the rank of Associate Professors, which include, University Librarian, Dr Musa A. Auyo, (Library and Information Science) and Dr Hajara Umar Sanda (Mass Communication).
Other Associate Professors are Dr Nu’uman Muhammad Habib (Sociology), Dr Bala Saleh Dawakin Tofa (Sociology); Dr Garba Iliyasu (Medicine), Dr Ibrahim Mu’azzam Saminu Maibushira (Islamic Studies and Shariah), Attah Rapheal Avidire (Obstetrics and Gynecology) and Dr Omoje Uchenna Kelvin (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), among others.