Gombe State University Gets New Vice Chancellor September 19th, 2014CampusPortalNGStaff2
Gombe State University Gets New Vice Chancellor
The Gombe State Government has appointed Professor Ibrahim Umar as Vice-Chancellor of Gombe State University (GSU) to replace Prof. Abdullahi Mahdi, who has been in charge since 2005.
Until his appointment, Umar was the Dean, Faculty of Science and Postgraduate School of the university.
The appointment was approved by the state governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo, was contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the university, Malam Abubakar Sammani, on Friday, 19th September 2014.
Umar was born on June 12, 1958 in Dukul village of Kwami Local Government Area of the state, Umar obtained a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1981.
He started work as a Graduate Assistant at the ABU in 1982, had a Ph. D from University of Salford, England, on Nuclear and Radiochemistry in 1987.
He was the Director, Centre for Energy Research and Training, ABU Zaria; Director, Nuclear Science and Technology, Energy Commission of Nigeria, Abuja and one time Deputy Vice Chancellor of the state university.
Congratulations to Prof. Umar. We wish you a successful tenure in office.
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