Following the expiration of the tenure of office of Prof. Muhammad Mainoma Akaro as the Vice-Chancellor of the Nasarawa State University , Keffi on the 8th October , 2018 and pursuant to the commitment of the present Administration in Nasarawa State to reposition the State University as a citadel of learning as envisioned by the founding fathers of the institution , which is tandem with the Administration’s educational policy in the State.

2. Consequently, after due consultations with the Governing Council of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi and the exercise of the powers vested on the Governor of Nasarawa State as Visitor to the Institution, His Excellency Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the appointment of Prof. Suleiman Bale Mohammad as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi with effect from 8‘h October, 2018 pending the appointment of a substantive Vice Chancellor for the Institution.

3. Until his appointment as the Acting Vice Chancellor , Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammad is a renowned scholar and a Professor of Political Sociology and Development with the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Abuja.

4. The Governor wishes to thank the outgoing Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Mohammad Mainoma Akaro for his services in the University and, indeed, the Government and people of Nasarawa State and wishes him success in his future endeavours.

Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State
8th October, 2018