Unilorin gets new VC

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    The management of  the  University of Ilorin has 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  on Monday at  a press briefing.

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

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    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.

    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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