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Tinubu Reconstitutes Governing Councils, Boards Of Federal Tertiary Institutions

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FULL LIST: President Tinubu Makes 'Series Of Appointments' Within 24 Hours

President Bola Tinubu has approved the reconstitution of governing councils and boards for federal universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education, News About Nigeria reports.

This decision was announced in a statement by Nnamdi Mbaeri, Permanent Secretary, General Services, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Friday.

The statement mentioned that this approval is aimed at ensuring the effective management of Nigeria’s tertiary institutions.

It read, “His Excellency, President Bola Tinubu, has approved the reconstitution of governing councils and boards of federal universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education for the effective management of Nigerian tertiary institutions across the country.”

A total of 560 individuals have been appointed to the governing councils and boards of these federal institutions.

For the University of Ibadan, Chief Bisi Akande has been appointed as the Chairman of the Governing Council, with board members including Alexander Ajipe, Nelson Alapa, Ifeoma Nwankwo, and Prof. Emmanuel Alo.

Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has been appointed as the Chairman of the Governing Council of the University of Lagos.

The council members are Bello Kumo, Prof. Idowu Mark, Niyi Akande, and Bola Njoku.

Isa Yuguda will chair the board of the National Open University, along with council members Goddy Etta, Yomi Balogun, Deborah Apah, and Hingah Biem.

Siyan Oyeweso has been appointed to head the Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University, while Edward Sarki, Joseph Abaagu, Wahaab Owokoniran, and Abubakar Kachaalla are members of the council.

Additionally, Adebayo Shittu, Muiz Banire, and Senator Florence Ita Giwa have been appointed as chairpersons of the governing boards for David Umahi University of Medicine in Ebonyi State, the Federal University of Transportation in Katsina State, and the Federal Polytechnic in Ugep, Cross River State, respectively, among others.

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