NUC assigns directorates to 3 new Directors


The trio of Engineer Kayode Sunday Odedina, Mr. John Mairafi Ahmadu and Mr. Sunday Bassey Essien have been assigned portfolios, following their recent elevations as Directors respectively,  by  the Board of the National Universities Commission at its 94th Statutory meeting of 25th March,

2021, sequel their recommendations   by the Executive Secretary, NUC,  Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, mni, MFR, FNAL.

Their   separate    letters of  appointment  signed by the Executive Secretary  reads  inter alia,  “The  appointment is    in    recognition    of your performance, loyalty, commitment to duty and high sense of responsibility.

Engineer Kayode Sunday Odedina

“While congratulating you on the appointment, I look forward to your continued,     efficient and    dedicated    service in  the  collective  effort at moving the Nigerian University System forward.” He said.

In the letter of assignment, Engineer Odedina  is  to  take charge of the Directorate of  Open  Distance  and e-learning (DODeL); while Mr. Mairafi oversees the Directorate of Executive Secretary’s Office (DESO), Mr. Essien is the Director of Students, (DoS).

The      release       signed by   the   Deputy Executive Secretary, Administration, Mr. Chris J. Maiyaki, declared that their positing takes effect     from     1st July, 2021.

The    directive    further indicates     that     three others     would     retain their existing  positions

in acting capacity. Those in    this    category    are:

Mr.  Lawal  Mohammed Faruk,  Acting  Director, Research, Innovation and

Information Technology (DRIIT);     Mr.     Ashafa Ladan,  Acting  Director, Skills           Development

and      Entrepreneurship (DSDE)  as  well  as  Mrs. Lydia T.K. Imorua, Acting

Director, Inspection and

Monitoring, (DIM).


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