Kwara state governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has approved the appointment of Professor Mustapha Mohammed-Akanbi as substantive vice chancellor of the state university, Malete.
The state’s Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Hajiya, Sa’adatu Modibbo, said this in a statement Wednesday in Ilorin, the state capital.
Modibbo said that the appointment followed the recommendation of the university governing council.
“Gov. 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,” he said.
Before his appointment, Akanbi was a lecturer at the Department of Business Law, Faculty of Law, at the university.
His father was the pioneer chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), late Justice Muhammad Mustapha Akanbi.