The Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai, in Niger has appointed Dr. Abdul Mohammed as its sports director.
Mohammed, who is of the Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, is to assume his new office immediately, according to the university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mohammad Maiturare.
The Vice Chancellor said on Wednesday in Lapai, that management had also appointed Dr. Aliyu Mohammad of the Department of Sociology, as the chairman, welfare committee of the institution.
Mohammad, who is the coordinating director of the school of preliminary and remedial studies, takes over from Dr. Mohammad Mohammad, the pioneer chairman of the committee.
Meanwhile, Dr. Mohammed Santuraki, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council f the university, has called on the Niger government to pay special attention to the institution in this year’s budget considerations.
Santuraki, who spoke on Wednesday in Minna, at a reception to honour past governing council members of the institution, said that the school required much funds to tackle its challenges.
He regretted that no Nigerian university was ranked among the best in the world, and opined that such was not good for a nation so endowed with human and natural resources.
Santuraki appreciated the contributions of the former council members, and assured them that the school would continue to improve on that.
Earlier, Maiturare had commended the positive contributions of the former governing council, and reiterated management’s determination to attract more funds toward completing all projects on the campus.