A total of 18 professors are jostling to succeed the outgoing Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria Professor Ibrahim Garba, Daily Trust has reported.
Garba, a geologist, is expected to complete his tenure in April and the university’s governing board last year launched a search for a prospective VC to fill the vacuum that would be created by the exit of Professor Garba.
The professors jostling for the position are:
1. Professor Lawal Saidu, Veterinary Medicine
2. Professor Doknan Decent Danjuma Shemi, from Jos
3. Professor Musa Hassan, Pharmacy
4. Professor Sadiq Zubairu Abubakar, NAERLS
5. Professor Ezzedeen M. Abdulrahman, Pharmacy
6. Professor Abdullahi Mohammed, Pathology
7. Professor Kabiru Bala, Building
8. Professor Zakari Mohammed, Library Science
9. Professor Kabir Sabitu
10. Professor Isa Marte Hussaini
11. Professor Abdullahi A. Umar
12. Professor Ibrahim Musa Umar
13. Professor Abubakar Sani Sambo
14. Professor Shafi’u Abdullahi
15. Professor Ibrahim Mu’uta
16. Professor Idris Isa Funtua
17. Professor Sani Ahmed Miko
18. Professor Nuhu Mohammed Jamo
It said Professor Ibrahim Mu’uta has withdrawn from the contest.