President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Sani Usman as the 7th substantive rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi.

According to a letter of his appointment as 7th substantive rector, signed and presented by the minister of education, Malam Adamu Adamu, the appointment is effective from 21st May, 2023.

Sani Usman will take over the affairs of the institution from Sanusi Waziri Gumau whose tenure in office has expired.

According to a press release issued by Muhammad Rabiu Wada, deputy registrar, public relations of the institution and made available to journalists in Bauchi on Wednesday, the new rector was elected member of the polytechnic governing council in 2017 to represent the academic board before his appointment as deputy rector of the polytechnic in 2018, a position he held until 2022.

“A scholar and teacher par excellence, Alh. Sani Usman has been mentioned in many local and international scholarly journals, attended a handful of short courses and workshops and has attended many academic conferences and presented papers within and outside Nigeria,” the statement read in part.

He is married with four children. The new rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi is a member, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN).



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