The Governing Council of Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa state at its 19th regular meeting, held on May 18, 2023, approved the appointment of three Deputy Vice-Chancellors (DVCs), for the university, according to a press release by Abubakar Ibrahim, head, Press/Public Relations of the university.
According to the statement, one of the appointees is Professor Aleruchi Chuku, DVC Academic Affairs.
Prof. Chuku who was born on March 14, 1973, hails from Rumuche Emohua, Rivers state. He assumed duty in the University on 3rd December, 2012 as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science.
She was promoted to the rank of professor of mycology on 1st October, 2020. Having served as Head of Department, Microbiology in various University Committees.
Prof. Chuku was the Director of Academic Planning, before his new appointment.
The second appointee is Professor Ali Is’haq Shugaba, DVC Administration.
Born on 21st December, 1959 in Lafia town, he assumed duty in the University on 11th October, 2021 as a Professor in the Department of Human Anatomy.
He was promoted to the rank of Professor of Histology and Clinical Anatomy on 1st October, 2016. He had served in various University Committees and before his new appointment, he was the Provost, College of Medicine of the University.
The third appointee is Professor Samaila Usman Dakyes, DVC Research and Partnerships.
He was born on 1st January, 1964 in Mangu, Plateau state. He assumed duty in the University on 30th November, 2021 as a professor of forensic graphics in the Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Environmental Design.
Usman was promoted to the rank of professor of forensic graphics on 1st October, 2016. Having served in various capacities within the university.
Before his new appointment, he was Dean, Faculty of Environmental Design.