The Governing Council of Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Anyigba, at its 65th Regular Meeting held on Friday, 23rd June, 2023, approved the promotion of four (4) academic staff members to full professors and Twenty-six (26) others to the rank of the reader summing up to 31 lecturers promoted within the professorial cadre.
This elevation to the highest echelon and the last but one stratum of the academic ladder comes after a thorough internal valuation and external assessment of teaching activities, research prowess and community contribution.
Commenting on the promotion exercise, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Marietu Ohunene Tenuche commended the new Professors and Associate Professors.
According to the Vice Chancellor, the promotion was a testimony to their continued dedication, academic excellence, hard work, and discipline.
The Vice-Chancellor further challenged the newly elevated scholars not to rest on their oars but to be more committed to producing insightful and impactful research works that would better the lot of Nigerians and the entire globe.
The University Community, therefore, congratulates the new Professors and Readers and challenges them to blaze the trail in higher quality service to the nation and humanity.
The list of the elevated scholars is as follows:
Professor Owoyemi, Julius Olugbenga Sociology
Professor Adediran, Samson Adewale Accounting
Professor Egwemi, Oja Paul Theatre Arts
Professor Alaba, Obaje Anthony English and Literary Studies
Dr. Ogwu, Chris Attah Mass Communication
Dr. Ude, Alexander Onyebuchi Accounting
Dr. Saad, Murtala Arabic, and Islamic Studies
Dr. Abubakar, N. Muhammed Human Kinetics and Health Education
Dr. Akogu, Simon Peterside Onuche Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Ekpa, Shedrack Jurisprudence and International Law
Dr. Ibrahim Muhammed Kabiru Agric Econs and Extension
Dr. Atanu, Francis Atanu Biochemistry
Dr. Usman, Salisu Ogbo Political Science
Dr. Ujah, John Sule Public Administration
Dr. Achimugwu, Lawrence Science Education (Chemistry)
Dr. Gommet, I. Thomas Sociology
Dr. Anum, Victoria Mass communication
Dr. Ujah, Ofunu Mariam Commercial and Industrial Law
Dr. Adejoh, Patrick Agric Econs and extension
Dr. Owolabi, Joseph Ayodele Physics
Dr. Tanko, U. Musa Crop Production
Dr. Ochala, Isaiah Physics
Dr. Kabo, Sarinus Ettor Public Law
Dr. Sani, Idris Ahmed Economics
Dr. (Mrs) Onimisi, Meriyamoh Mero Fishery and Aquaculture
Dr. Sale, John Friday Pure and Industrial Chemistry
Dr. Okpe, Ameh Alfa Animal Production
Dr. Achimugu, Hassan Public Administration
Dr. Okpanachi, Anthony Idoko Philosophy
Dr. Adah, Obe Christopher Agric Econs and Extension.