Kogi Gov. Sacks State Varsity VC, Rector

Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello

The Executive Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has relieved the Vice Chancellor of the Kogi State University, Ayangba , Prof Mohammed Abdulkadir, of his appointment.

The Governor in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr. Folasade Ayoade in Lokoja on Tuesday, also announced the removal of Prof. Mohammed Atureta as the Rector of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.

The duo had earlier in February been placed on indefinite suspension for ignoring the governor’s directive on Single Treasury Account (TSA).

According to the statement, the governor approved the appointment of Prof. Marietu Tenuche as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the university while Dr. Salisu Usman would act as the Rector of the polytechnic.

Abdulkadir who has barely five months to complete his tenure as vice chancellor of the university is expected to handover to Tenuche who was a former Deputy Vice Chancellor of the institution.
While wishing the newly appointed State’s Institutions head the bet in their future endeavors, the statement noted that the appointments took immediate effect while all handing and taking over should also be completed immediately.
(NAN)

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