Buhari Makes 41 Fresh Appointments.

Onyxnewsng reports that President Muhammad Buhari has Appointed 41 Monarchs as Universities Chancellors. The monarchs include Emir of Ilorin, HRH. Dr. Ibrahim Zulu Gambari and 40 Others.

The minister of Education, Adamu Adamu made this public at a conference on Thursday in Abuja.

According to Minister Adamu, the president also approved and reassigned pro-chancellors and chairmen of governing councils of 23 of the federal universities and four university centres.

The monarchs who are drawn from the major royal stools nationwide, are expected to serve as the moral compass for the universities to which they are assigned.

The minister also said they are expected to create good relationships between the institutions and communities.

He said; “Let me reiterate that the chancellors shall be presented to the university communities at an investiture ceremonies to be organised by the university for the purpose; or during the next convocation ceremony when the investiture will precede the conferment of degrees at convocation.

The chancellors shall in relation to the university take precedence before all other members of the university, and when he is present shall preside at all the meetings of convocation held for conferring degrees.

Below is the list of chancellors and their assigned institutions, as revealed in the statement:

1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe Aladesanmi III. CON, JP. Ewi of Ado-Ekiti)

2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (HM Obi Ofala Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe. Obi of Onitsha)

3. Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State (HRM Oba Aremu Gbadebo. Alake of Egbaland)

4. Bayero University, Kano (HM, Oba Ewuare 11, Oba of Benin)

5. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (HRM King W.S. Joshua Igburugburu X, CON, Ibenanawei of Bomo Kingdom)

6. Federal University Gashua, Yobe (HRM Professor Joseph Chike Edozien. CFR, Asagba of Asaba)

7. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (HRH Engr. Arc. Ezeogo Ewa Elechi. Isu-Oha I of Ohaisu Kingdom)

8. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (HM, Shekarau Angyu, Masa Ibi Kuyon 11, The Uka of Wukari)

9. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Mohammadu Abali Ibn Mohammed Idris, CON. The Emir of Fika)

10. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (The Attah of Igala)

11. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (HRE Ebidem Ekpo Okon Abasi OTU V. The Obong of Calabar)

12. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (HRH, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi, Torungbuwa 11, Akarigho of Remoland)

13. Federal University of Technology, Akure (HRH, Alhaji Umar Kabir Umah 11, Emir of Katagum)

14. Federal University of Technology, Minna (HRM, Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Deji of Akure)

15. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina (King Dandeson Douglas Jaja jeki. Amanyanabo of Opobo Kingdom)

16. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (Sir, Alh. (Dr.) Adamu Baba Yunusa. The Ona of Abaji)

17. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (HRM Eze Cletus Ilomuanya. Obi of Obinugwu)

18. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (HRM, Igwe Ambassador Lawrence Agubuzu, Ogbunechendo, Ezema Olo Kingdom)

19. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (HRH, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad 1, Emir of Lafia)

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20. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike 21. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (HRM Okuku (Dr.) Uwa Umoh Adiaka III, JP. Paramount Ruler/Ekporikpo of Obot)

22. National Open University of Nigeria (HRH Agbaidu Elias Ikoyi Obekpa CON, FCTI, OCH’IDOMA IV.)

23. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (HRM (Dr.) Da Jacob Gyang Buba. Gbong Gwon Jos)

24. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (HRH, Alhaji (Dr.) Yahaya Abubakar, CFR. The Etsu Nupe)

25. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada (HRH, Dr. Rilwan Suleiman Adamu CFR, FNIOB, EMIR OF BAUCHI)

26. University of Agriculture, Makurdi (Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, CFR. The Emir of Ilorin)

27. University of Benin (HRM Prof. James Ortese Iorzua Ayatse, The Tor of Tiv)

28. University of Calabar (HRH, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, Emir of Kano)

29. University of Ibadan (HE Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, CFR, mni. Sultan of Sokoto)

30. University of Ilorin (HRH, Alhaji (Dr.) AbdulMumini Kabir Usman, CFR. Emir of Katsina)

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31. University of Jos (HRH, Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, Emir of Zazzau)

32. University of Lagos (Alhaji (Dr.) Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi. The Shehu of Borno)

33. University of Maiduguri (HRM, Oba (Dr.)Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, JP, CFR, LLD. Alafin of Oyo)

34. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (HRM, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II. The Ooni of Ife)

35. University of Port-Harcourt (HRH, Muhammadu Ilyasu Bashar. Emir of Gwandu)

36. University of Uyo (HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Adamu Abubakar Maje, CON. The Emir of Hadejia)

37.Usamanu Danfodiyo University (Alayeluwa Oba (Dr.) Rilwanu Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu I, CFR,mni. Oba of Lagos)

38.University of Health Sciences (HRH. Alhaji Attahiru Mohammed Ahmed (CON), Emir of Zamfara)

39. Nigerian Army University, Biu (HRM, Maj-Gen Felix Mujakpe (retd.), CFR, mni, Orodje of Okpe Kingdom)

40. Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State (HRM King Alfred Papapereye Diete – Spiff, OFR, The Amanyanabo of Twon Brass)

41. Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru (Eze Dr. Eberechi N. Dick JP, Eze Udo 1 of Mgboko Ngwa, Amaize)

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