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Council Appoints Prof Sagir Abbas as 11th Vice Chancellor of BUK

The Governing Council of Bayero University, Kano has appointed Professor Sagir Adamu Abbas as the 11th Vice Chancellor. Prof Abbas is to succeed Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello whose tenure ends on 17th of August, 2020.
At a valedictory Council meeting held on Saturday, 8th August, 2020 at a new Senate Building and chaired by the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, the new Vice Chancellor was presented with his letter of appointment.

BUK Conducts Congregation Parley, As Prof Sagir Abbas Gets Community Acceptability

Bayero University, Kano on Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 conducted a Congregation Parley as part of the processes for the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor.

During the Parley, contestants vying for the post of the Vice Chancellor interacted with members of the congregation on their mission, vision and how they intended to move the University forward.

BUK Conducts Congregation Parley, As Prof Sagir Abbas Gets Community Acceptability

Bayero University, Kano on Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 conducted a Congregation Parley as part of the processes for the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor in which Professor Sagir Adamu Abbas got overwhelming community acceptability.

During the Parley, contestants vying for the post of the Vice Chancellor interacted with members of the congregation on their mission, vision and how they intended to move the University forward.

Covid 19: CDA-BUK Distributes Palliatives to Farmers from 22 Communities

The Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA) on Friday, 26th June, 2020 distributed seed palliatives to farmers from 22 neighbouring communities of Bayero University to serve as subsidy as well as ensure that seeds become available to the farmers who no longer have money to purchase seeds for the planting season, having exhausted their savings on food during the recent lockdown due to the spread of covid 19 pandemic.

BUK Signs MoU with Dantata Foods on Dryland Farming

Bayero University’s Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA) and the Dantata Foods and Allied Products on Friday, 26th June, 2020 signed a Memorandum of Understanding on dryland farming that would boost the small-holder farmers.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, who signed on behalf of Bayero University, said it was in line with the current global trend of triple helix model in which the government, academia and industries partner for advancement of research activities.

Prof. Haruna Wakili: The Passing of a Great Scholar-Administrator By Samaila Suleiman “Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you” ― Shannon Alder

I am writing this tribute with painful tears of sorrow over the unimaginable loss of my dependable teacher, mentor, colleague, father, benefactor, friend and supporter, Prof Haruna Wakili. Until his body was interred on 21 June 2020, I was still hopeful that he would somehow miraculously resurface.  He fought one the bravest cancer battles I’ve seen. Until his demise he was the Deputy Vice Chancellor (administration) at Bayero University, Kano.

Governor Ganduje Condoles BUK Over Prof Haruna Wakili's Death

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has expressed shock over the death of Bayero University, Kano’s Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration, Professor Haruna Wakili, who died on Saturday, 20th June, 2020 at the National Hospital, Abuja.

"This shocking death and one of the most difficult to bear, of Professor Haruna Wakili, is not only shocking, but devastating to academia, that is being manifested in true pursuance of knowledge, which characterized the whole life of the deceased," said the Governor.

BUK Mourns Death of DVC Admin, Prof Haruna Wakili

The Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, with deep  sorrow and a heavy heart regrets to announce the death of Professor Haruna Wakili. Until his death, he was the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration). He died at the age of 60 on Saturday, 20th June, 2020 at the National Hospital, Abuja after a protracted illness.

BUK Launches GeneXpert Machine for Covid-19 Testing

Bayero University, Kano on Saturday, 30th May, 2020 launched GeneExpert Machine for Covid-19 Testing at the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research (CIDR) which was donated by Alhaji Auwalu Abdulahi  (AA Rano) in conjunction with Aliko Oil.

The GeneEpert Machine is certified by a European Registration body and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). It is faster than the other testing machines, as it can run four samples at a time.

BUK’s Pro-Chancellor, Prof Gambari Appointed New Chief of Staff

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Bayero University Kano’s Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of 13th Governing Council, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari as his new Chief of Staff.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha announced this at the commencement of Wednesday’s virtual meeting of the cabinet.

Prof. Gambari was Nigeria’s former permanent representative to the United Nations, Ibrahim Gambari. He is a Nigerian scholar and diplomat and was  also Minister for External Affairs between 1984 and 1985.

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