Professor, Sulyman Abdulkareem of the Department of Chemical Engineering has on monday been appointed as the 10th Vice-Chancellor in the university of Ilorin.
The university’s Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of council, Dr Abdullahi Oyekan, announced this 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.
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.
Newsmen gathered 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.