Uniabuja governing council approves Prof Maikudi’s appointment as ag. VC


The 10th Governing Council of the University of Abuja led by Air Vice-Marshal Saddiq Ismaila Kaita (Rtd) has approved the appointment of Prof Aisha Maikudi as acting vice-chancellor of the institution.

The approval was announced after the inaugural meeting of the Council held on Friday.

Maikudi is a professor of International Law, and former deputy vice-chancellor, academics.

She was earlier recommended by the Senate on Wednesday 26th June 2024 at its 185th Regular meeting held at the Main campus.

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Her appointment is in accordance with the provisions of Section 4, subsection (4b) of the University of Abuja Acts, and section 5(13) of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Act 2003.

In her response, Maikudi, 41 years old, promised to work in collaboration with the council and others in the university and solicited their cooperation to enable her to succeed.

“As we embark on this new journey together, I urge each member of the Governing Council to bring their wealth of experience, expertise, and passion to bear in fulfilling our collective mission.

“Your leadership and vision are crucial in guiding our university through these challenging times and towards a future of sustained growth and excellence.

“Let us embrace this opportunity to work collaboratively and tirelessly towards realizing the full potential of the University of Abuja.

“Let us build on our past achievements, address our current challenges, and create a brighter future for our institution and all its stakeholders,” she said.

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