By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
The Governing Council of Federal University Gashua (FUGA) in Yobe State at its 25th Regular meeting, approved the promotion of 40 academic staff to various ranks as well considered the promotion of 165 Senior Non-Academic staff and 75 junior staff.
According to a statement signed and made available to journalists by the Head, Information and Protocol Unit of the university, Adamu Saleh, six academic staff were promoted to the rank of Readers.
“The Governing Council of the university at its 25th Regular meeting approved promotion of 40 Academic staff, 165 Non-Academic Staff and 75 Junior staff of the Institution”.
“The council also approved the promotion of six (6) Senior Academic staff to the rank of Readers following the receipt of favourable external assessments report on them. Those promoted to the rank of readers are: Dr. Umar Adamu, Biology Department, Karimu Ishola, Business Administration, Dr. Mohammed Saminu Dogari, Chemistry Department.
“Others Include, Dr. Abatcha Melemi, Department of Economics and Development Studies, Dr. Udu Linus, Public Administration and Dr. Jerome M. Gumpy, Computer Science Department”, the statement reads in part.
While congratulating the promoted staff, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Maimuna Waziri urged them to work harder to justify the promotions handed over to them.
She also warned the entire staff of the Institution against any act capable of tarnishing the good image of the University, saying it will not be condoned.