Bayero University Kano to Install Emir of Ilorin, Sulu-Gambari as 5th Chancellor


AUTHORITY of Bayero University Kano (BUK) will on Saturday 2nd March 2024 instal the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Traditional Rulers Council, Mai-Martaba Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari CFR as the 5th Chancellor of the institution.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Emir’s spokesman, Mallam Abdulazeez, stressing that the investiture will form part of the activities of the 34th convocation of the University.

It would be recalled that since his enthronement as the 11th Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Sulu-Gambari had served as the Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State and the University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State before his recent redeployment to BUK.

According to the University’s invitation, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sagir Adamu Abbas, disclosed that other events include award for degrees, higher degrees and prizes for the year 2020/2021.

The convocation will start on Tuesday February 27, with awards of degree to graduands of the Faculty of Agriculture, Arts and Islamic Studies, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Education, Law and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

While on Wednesday, 28th February, graduands of Faculties Allied Health Sciences, Clinical Sciences, and Computing, Dentistry and School of Continuing Education (SCE) will be awarded degrees.

“On Thursday, 29th February, graduands of Faculties of Basic Medical Sciences, Communication, Engineering, Life Sciences, Management Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences will be awarded their degrees.

The convocation lecture will hold on March 1, to be delivered by Alhaji Aliko Dangote with the theme: “The Role of the Private Sector in Building a Sustainable Knowledge Economy in Nigeria” by 4pm.

The statement therefore urged all sons and daughters of Ilorin Emirate and beyond to be part of the historic event aimed at promoting royalty, scholarship and academic excellence


Source : Royal News

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