The Governing Council of the University Of Maiduguri has finally announce the appointment of Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi as the new Vice Chancellor of the institution. grapevine gathered that Professor Njodi appointment will take with effect from June 3, 2014.

A statement from the university, signed by the Chief Information Officer, Mohammed T. Ahmed, said the appointment was announced shortly after the council’s special meeting, held in Abuja yesterday.

The statement added that Professor Njodi scored the highest points of 90.1 per cent in the selection interview jointly conducted by the council and senate selection board.

The new VC joined the University of Maiduguri in 1987 as a Graduate Assistant in the department of Physical and Health Education, Faculty of Education and rose through the ranks to become Professor in 2006.

A graduate of University of Maiduguri, Professor Njodi obtained his BSc in Physical and Health Education in 1985 and his MSc in Health Education in Unimaid and went to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, where he obtained PhD in the same field in 2003.

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