The management of the University of Ilorin has appointed Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem of the Department of Chemical Engineering as its 10th vice-chancellor.
The university’s Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Dr. Abdullahi Oyekan, made this known on Monday at a press briefing.
Oyekan said the institution made the conclusion after a meeting of the council in accordance with the provisions of the Universities Amendment Act.
According to him, the appointment will take effect from October 16, while the tenure of the outgoing vice chancellor, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, will end on October 15.
The pro-chancellor recalled that interested applicants were earlier given six weeks to submit applications.