Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the appointment of Amb. Zakari Ibrahim as the new Pro-Chancellor of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina.
This was announced in a statement signed by the Secretary to the Government of the State, Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa on Tuesday in Katsina.
The statement indicated that the appointment, which is for five-years, was in line with section 361 of the first schedule of the law establishing the university.
It further stated that the appointment is with immediate effect.
KATSINA POST gathered that Ambassador Ibrahim was the former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency and the National Counter-terrorism Coordinator under the Jonathan administration and that his appointment followed the expiration of tenure of Mr Musa Abdullahi, the former Pro-Chancellor of the university.