Unilorin appoints Abdulkareem Vice Chancellor


Authorities of  the  University of Ilorin have appointed Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem of  the Department of Chemical Engineering  as its 10th  Vice-Chancellor.

The university’s Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of council,  Dr Abdullahi Oyekan, announced the appointment   at  a News conference .

Oyekan said the institution reached the decision after a meeting of the council in accordance with the provisions of the Universities Amendment Act.

According to him, the appointment will take effect from Oct. 16 while the tenure of  the outgoing vice chancellor, Prof.  AbdulGaniyu Ambali, will end on Oct. 15.

The pro-chancellor recalled that  interested applicants were earlier given six weeks to submit applications,  adding that the deadline for this was May 26.

Prof. Abdulkareem, a former vice chancellor of the faith-based Alhikmah University in Ilorin, was born in 1954 at Oro, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara.

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