Governing Council of the Federal University Gusau (FUGUS) has announced Prof. Mu’azu Abubakar Gusau of Usmanu Danfodiyo University as the substantive third Vice Chancellor.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Yissa Ezekiel Benjamin made the announcement at the University’s Council Chamber immediately after the completion of the University’s 20th Council Meeting (Special).
Yissa Ezekiel Benjamin that the University received 25 applications from erudite scholars across the country, 4 of which were searched by the University through a search team constituted as provided by the law.
He said 6 out of the total applicants were disqualified as a result of their inability to fulfill the requirements indicated in the advertisement.
The Pro- Chancellor added that the processes undertaken by the Council was guided by the University Miscellaneous Act 1993, Decree no. 11 and the amendment Act 2003.
According to the Chairman, Professor Mu’azu Abubakar Gusau scored a total of 79.5%, Professor Mamman Audu Wasagu 76.5 while Professor Umar Adamu Danbatta took third position with a total of 75.4% among the nineteen applicants invited for interaction.
He Said President Muhammadu Buhari would also be informed of the development at the University through Minister of Education, Mal. Adamu Adamu.
Prof. Mu’azu Abubakar Gusau is a Professor of Toxicology from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto and has obtained P.hD from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom.