Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has approved the appointment of Professor Bashir Garba as the new Vice Chancellor of Sokoto state University.
The appointment followed a recommendation by the University Joint Council and the Senate selection Board to the governor.
Governor Tambuwal also approved the appointment of Kuluwa Abubakar Nuhu as the new Registrar of the state university.
Professor Garba, a former Secretary to the Sokoto State Government and immediate past Commissioner for Higher Education in the state, was born on June 6, 1966, in Minanata Area of Sokoto metropolis.
Mrs Nuhu, for her part, is best known as a seasoned university administrator and former Commissioner for Women Affairs and Deputy Registrar at the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto.
Both appointments take immediate effect.
Reporting by Nasir Malali; Editing by Daniel Adejo and Tony Okerafor