The Directorate of the University of Jos has approved the promotion of 25 members of its academic staff to teaching degrees in various fields, along with 282 non-teaching staff to higher ranks.
Mr. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Secretary for Information and Publications of the university, revealed this in a statement, Thursday, in Jos.
Abdullahi said that part of the promotions went into effect from October 2018, while others were from October 2019, all as part of the result of the institution’s recent promotion exercise.
“The promotions were approved by the Appointments and Promotions Committee of the University, Senior Personnel, at its 136th ordinary meeting. The meeting was chaired by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sebastian Maimako ”, he said.
He cited some of the promoted speakers to include; Dr. DB Bawa, Department of Extension and Agricultural Economics; Dr. Ishaya Longdet, Biochemist; Dr. Tolulope Ogboru, Commercial Law; Dr. Salome Kigbu, Department of Private Law; Dr. Ojo Odugbo, Ophthalmology and Dr. Olukorede Adenuga, Department of Ophthalmology.
Others, he said, included Dr. Ademiju-Bepo Moses, Department of Theater and Film Arts; Dr. Abdur-Rahman Lawal, Religious Studies; Dr. Momoh Ohunene, Educational Foundations, and Dr. Damulak Dapus, Department of Hematology and Blood Transfusion.
Also promoted were Dr. Enighe Jeno-Mary, Department of Art Education; Dr. Mustapha Yusuf, Educational Foundations; Dra. Gloria Ojo, Artistic Education; Dr. Ali Difa, Plant Science Technology and Dr. Ogberohwo Pius, Department of Physics.
Abdullahi, however, added that Dr. Momoh Abuh, Department of Geology, Dr. Yohanna Asabe, Zoology, Dr. Stephen Akintunde, Library, Dr. Elemukan Isaiah, Special Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, Dr. Bature Bitrus, Economics, Dr. Chris Kuju, Foreign Languages. Dr. Nora Daduut, Foreign Languages, and Dr. Mathilda Banwat, Community Medicine, were also elevated to the rank of Full President.
Those whose promotion went into effect as of 2018 included Dr. Zubairu Dagona, Department of Psychology, and Dr. Augustine Anakwe, Educational Foundation, he said.