Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has approved the appointment of Prof. Mustapha Mohammed-Akanbi as substantive Vice Chancellor of the State University, Malete.
Hajia Sa’adatu Modibbo, the state Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Ilorin.
Modibbo said the appointment followed the recommendation of the University Governing Council.
She said: “Governor AbdulRazaq, has accepted the recommendation of the Governing Council of the Kwara State University, Malete, with regards to the appointment of Vice Chancellor.
“Consequently, on behalf of His Excellency, I hereby announce the immediate appointment of Prof. Mohammed Mustapha Akanbi as the new Vice Chancellor of the State University, Malete.
”I am similarly conveying His Excellency’s approval of the appointment to the Governing Council of the University, on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.”
Before his appointment, Akanbi was a lecturer in the Department of Business Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin.
His father was late Justice Muhammad Mustapha Akanbi, pioneer Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.