Press Release

Date: 10 May, 2017

New Vice-Chancellor of Sokoto State University, Deputies Assumed duty.

The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the Sokoto State University, Sokoto, and Deputies had on Monday, 8th May, 2017 officially assumed duty in the University.

The  Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Sani Mohammed Dangoggo, and Professors Muhammad Zayyanu Umar and Nasiru Dole Ibrahim, assumed duty as Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Academic and Administration, respectively.

Professor Sani Dangoggo, who officially assumed duty as the second Vice-Chancellor of the University, solicited for the continued support and cooperation of the members of staff of the Institution.

The Vice Chancellor thanked Allah (SWT) for his appointment and expressed his joy for the warm reception he received from the principal officers and other members of staff of the University. Professor Dangoggo pledged that he would accomplish his God-given purpose as the second Vice-Chancellor of the University by taking Sokoto State University to greater heights and charged staff to continue to discharge their duties with utmost efficiency.

He also thanked the Sokoto State Government for considering them worthy to serve the University at the capacity of Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellors of the University and promised to make it an enviable Institution.

Welcoming the Vice-Chancellor and his Deputies earlier, the Registrar of the University, Amina Yusuf Garba, MON expressed joy on the appointments of Prof. Sani Mohammed Dangoggo; Prof. Muhammad Zayyanu Umar; and Prof. Nasiru Dole Ibrahim as the Vice Chancellor of the University and Deputy Vice-Chancellors Academic and Administration, respectively and pledged the unalloyed support of the entire staff to them in making the University a force to be reckoned with in the academia.

The Registrar, Amina Yusuf Garba, MON later conducted the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sani Dangoggo, and his two Deputies, Prof. Zayyanu Umar and Prof. Nasiru Ibrahim round the offices and some ongoing projects in the University.
Professor Sani Dangoggo is taking over from the pioneer Vice Chancellor, Professor Nuhu Yaqub, OFR, whose five-year tenure expired.

Zayyanu Shehu, MNIPR
Information Officer


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