• FUGashua Gets New DVCs.

    The Federal University, Gashua Yobe State, has during its 5th senate meeting held recently approved the appointment of Prof. Johnson Sunday Alao, as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Services) and Prof. Maimuna Waziri, as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration).

    A statement by the University’s Head of Information and Protocol, Adamu Saleh, said Professor J.S.  Alao was until his appointment the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture of the University and started his academic career as a part time lecturer at Federal College of Forestry Ibadan, Oyo state in 1999.

    He later took up an appointment with the Kogi State University, Anyigba as Lecturer II in the year 2002. In 2006 he moved to Nasarawa State University, Keffi as a Senior Lecturer.

    He was later elevated to the rank of Associate Professor at the Nasarawa State University in 2009, before moving to the Federal University, Dutsin-ma in Katsina State where he became a professor of Forest Policy and Economics in 2012.

    Born on 25th November, 1956 in Ogori/Magongo Local government area of Kogi State. Professor Alao graduated from University of Ibadan where he bagged B.Sc Forest Resources Management (Forestry) in 1981.

    He joined the service of Federal University, Gashua Yobe State on 2nd March 2015.

    The statement said the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) Professor Maimuna Waziri , was until her recent appointment  the Dean faculty of Science of the University.

    Born in 1966 at Gashua town in Bade Local Government Area of Yobe State, Maimuna started her academic career at University of Maiduguri as a Graduate Assistant in 1987 shortly after her graduation from Bayero University Kano, where she bagged B.sc degree in Chemistry in 1986.

    Thereafter, she proceeded to University of Ibadan for her M.sc degree in Physical Chemistry in 1990.

    She obtained her PhD degree in Analytical Chemistry from University of Maiduguri, in 2006 and rose to the rank of Senior Lecturer.

    Maimuna is dedicated to learning, research and teaching and has served in various capacities at the University of Maiduguri and Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, now Yobe State University, Damaturu  where she become an Associate Professor in 2012 and later moved to the Federal University, Gashua where she got promoted to the rank of Professor with effect from 1st October, 2015.


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