President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Alhaji Sani Usman as the 7th substantive Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi.
This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen by Mr Muhammad Wada, Deputy Registrar, Public Relations of the institution on Wednesday.
According to him, a letter of the appointment was signed and presented by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, adding that the appointment was effective from 21st May, 2023.
He added that Usman would take over the affairs of the institution from Sanusi Gumau, whose tenure in office expired.
Wada also said that the new rector was elected member of the polytechnic Governing Council in 2017 to represent the academic board before his appointment as deputy rector of the polytechnic in 2018 and held the position until 2022.
“A scholar and teacher par excellence, Usman has been mentioned in many local and international scholarly journals, attended a handful of short courses and workshops.
The rector has also attended many academic conferences where he presented papers within and outside Nigeria.
“Married and blessed with four children, the new rector of this Polytechnic is a Member, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria,” he said.