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Prof. Bilbis Emerges New VC of Usman Danfodiyo University

The Governing Council of Usman Danfodiyo University in Sokoto, has announced the appointment of Prof. Lawal Suleman Bilbis as the new Vice Chancellor of the institution with effect from 30th of July, 2019.


Hon. Justice Pearl Enejere, Pro Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who announced the appointment on Thursday, stated that the council approved the appointment at its 156th meeting which was held on the 10th of July, 2019.


According to the Pro-Chancellor, the tenure of the incumbent Vice Chancellor would expire on the 29th of July, 2019.

Main Entrance, Usman Danfodiyo University. Photo: Daily Trust
Main Entrance, Usman Danfodiyo University. Photo: Daily Trust

The incoming VC of the university, Prof. Bilbis is an indigene of Tsafe Local Government area of Zamfara state and currently a staff of the Usman Danfodio University.


A one-time VC of the Federal University Birnin-Kebbi, Prof. Bilbis had held several administrative positions in UDUS including Head, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty Dean and Deputy VC (Academic).

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