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Deposed Emir Of Kano, Sanusi, Named Kaduna Varsity Chancellor

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The Government has appointed the former of Kano, Muhammadu Lamido Sanusi 11 as the Chancellor of the University.

Deposed Emir Of Kano, Sanusi, Named Kaduna Varsity Chancellor
Deposed , Sanusi, Named Varsity Chancellor

Odunews.com had earlier reported that the dethroned Emir was appointed as the Vice Chairman of the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA).

A statement from Sir Kashim House, which announced the new appointment on Wednesday, said that Sanusi II succeeds the pioneer Chancellor, His Highness, Malam Tagwai Sambo, the Chief of Moro’a, who was appointed to the role in 2005.

The statement which was signed by Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser on Media and Communication, said: ‘’In public life, His Highness has demonstrated a strong commitment to education.’’

Adekeye further said: ‘’Kaduna State Government has no doubt that as Chancellor, His Highness , would provide symbolic and substantive leadership in raising the profile of KASU as an emerging centre of learning on the national and global level.’’

The Special Adviser pointed out that the ‘’appointment of the new chancellor comes at an exciting moment for KASU which is transiting to a multicampus structure with presence across the state.’’

The statement further said that Governor El-Rufai has conveyed the profound appreciation of the government to HH Malam Tagwai Sambo for the long years of distinguished service to KASU and the state.

According to the statement: ‘’Malam welcomes with gratitude the consent of His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi to serve as Chancellor of KASU and as Vice-Chairman of the board of KADIPA.

“The Kaduna State Government is grateful that HH Muhammadu Sanusi IIcontinues to support and assist the realisation of the governance objectives of the Kaduna State Government.’’

Adelowo Adegboyega
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