Buhari appoints Kontagora emir as Chancellor of Akwa Ibom varsity
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Emir of Kontagora Alhaji Muhammadu Barau Muazu as Chancellor, Federal University of Science And Technology, Ikot-Abasi, Akwa Ibom State.
Minister of Education Adamu Adamu disclosed this in a statement.
“I write to convey the approval of His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, for your appointment as Chancellor, Federal University of Science and Technology, Ikot-Abasi, Akwa Ibom State
“The Chancellor shall, in relation to the University, take precedence before all other members of the University and, when he is present, shall preside at all meetings of convocation held for conferring degrees.
“This clearly means that the Chancellor, as the most important official in the University system, is the symbol and spirit of the institution, a moral compass giving shape and direction to the university administration.
“The Chancellor shall be presented to the university community and the wider public at a specially organized Investiture Ceremony or at the next Convocation of the Institution when the Investiture of the Chancellor will precede the event.