Reports reaching us at katsinapost.com has it that the Federal University, Dutsin-ma Katsina State has began to look for a substantive Vice Chancellor as approved by the university’s governing board.
This is contained in an advertisement issued out by the university management and signed by the university’s Registrar and Secretary to Council, A. D. Kankia.
According to the advertisement, interested and qualified candidates are required to submit thirty (30) copies of their applications attached to which shall be photocopies of credentials and comprehensive and up-to-datecurriculum vitae (CV) duly signed and dated.
Also, all the applications are to be received by the Registrar sealed, under confidential cover and marked “Post of VC FUDMA” at the top left hand corner of the envelope.
The advertisement also stated that all applications and referee reports are to be addressed to the Registrar, Federal University Dutsin-Ma, P.M.B. 5001 Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, to reach him not later than 28th February, 2018.
It could be recalled that the Governing Council of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma in Katsina State suspended its Vice Chancellor Prof. Haruna Abdu Kaita following series of petitions bothering on allegations “gross financial misconduct, willful violation of the procurement policy of the federal government, abuse of due process in award of contracts and the illegal sack of hundreds of staff including some in the much-sought-after professorial cadre”.
Since then, the University has been under the leadership of Professor Armiya’u Bichi as the Acting Vice Chancellor.