The Governing Council of Bayero University Kano, has appointed Sagiru Adamu Abbas as the new Vice Chancellor of the university.

According to Galaxy TV Correspondent, King Richard reports that the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of council, Ibrahim Gambari presented the letter of appointment to the new VC.
Gambari stated that Abbas will serve as BUK Vice Chancellor for a term of five years with effect from August 18, 2020.

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According to reports that Abbas, a professor in the Faculty of Education had received the acceptance of university’s community during the congregation parley held on Wednesday.

At the end of the congregation parley, Mr Abbas got the highest votes of 1,026, followed by Adamu Idris Tanko with 416 votes.

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The other contestants, Mohammed Dikko Aliyu and Dalhatu Balarabe Yakubu polled 10 and 5 votes, respectively.
Following the parley, the second contestant, Adamu Idris Tanko, a professor of Geography withdrew from the contest.