By Uzair Adam Imam
The Bauchi State Government appointed Professor Fatima Tahir as the new Vice Chancellor of Sa’adu Zungur University, Gadau.
Professor Fatima is the first female vice chancellor at the university and was appointmented Monday, December 12, 2022.
The immediate-past Commissioner of Education and Higher Education in the State, Dr Aliyu Tilde, disclosed this in a statement.
It was gathered that Prof. Fatima Tahir is the younger sister of the renowned scholar, late Dr. Ibrahim Tahir and has been a lecturer with the university.
Tilde said, “Bauchi State Government has just released the appointment of Professor Fatima Tahir as the new Vice Chancellor of Sa’adu Zungur University, Gadau.”
The statement added that the new VC came first on the list of 12 applicants, who were shortlisted and interviewed for the position a month and a half ago.
Since her appointment by the Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, the newly appointed VC’s relatives have taken to their various social media platforms to jubilate.