As part of his efforts to address the protracted challenges facing Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos, and to reposition it for better productivity, the state Governor, Mr Simon Lalong has approved the reconstitution of the new Governing Council for the institution, with Professor Attahiru Jega appointed the new Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the varsity.
A press statement signed by the Governor’s director of press affairs, Mr Nanle Emmauel and said the appointment, which takes effect from the 14th of August, was aimed at “repositioning the institution for effective educational training and research in line with international best practices.”
Lalong has also approved the immediate reinstatement of former Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Danjuma Sheni, who was disengaged by his predecessor, Senator Jonah Jang as the substantive Vice Chancellor of the university.
The state added, “Also the governor has reaffirmed the appointment of the pioneer and current Chancellor of the university, The Soun of Ogbomosho Land, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajegundade.”
Others in the list of appointments for the university council include Chief Samuel G. Mafuyai, Professor Rahila Gowon, Chief James Barry, Chief Musa G. Izam (Northern Zone), Professor Seddi Sebastine Maimako, Barr. Zingfa D. Galam (Southern Zone), and a representative of the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Source: This Day