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