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AL-Hikmah varsity promotes 6 to professorial cadre



The Governing Council of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, has announced the promotion of six academic staff to professorial cadre.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Noah Yusuf, and made available to newsmen in Ilorin on Saturday.

Those promoted included Akinnubi Paul (Professor of Educational Management); Adegbite Adejare (Reader in the Department of Accounting); and Abejide Samuel (Reader in the Department of History).

Others are Onikosi Saidat (Reader in the Department of Economics); Atotileto Abdus-Salam (Reader in the Department of Languages – Arabic Unit), and Ibitoye Beatrice (Reader in the Department of Biological Sciences).

According to the statement the professorial promption exercise is the third during the tenure of the current vice-chancellor, since he assumed office on July 13, 2020.

During the interaction with the newly promoted senior academics, Yusuf implored them to regard their promotion as an opportunity for them to contribute more towards ensuring academic excellence in the university, it said.

Akinnubi, who responded on behalf of his colleagues, assured the university management that they would remain committed to the pursuit of the noble vision of the institution, which is premised on providing quality education of international standard.

Afusat Agunbiade-oladipo

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