July 21, 2024

Aisha Maikudi Becomes First Female Vice-Chancellor of University of Abuja



The Senate of the University of Abuja has appointed the youngest professor of Law in the institution, Aisha Maikudi, in acting capacity as vice-chancellor.


Maikudi, a professor of International Law, is the current Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics at the institution.


Her appointment followed her nomination at the valedictory Senate meeting held on Wednesday, according to a statement by the outgoing VC, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah.


He noted that Maikudi’s appointment was in an acting capacity, effective after his tenure as the vice-chancellor, pending the ratification by the governing council.


Na’Allah rounds off his tenure on June 30, 2024, after a five-year leadership at the institution.


In her acceptance speech, Maikudi expressed gratitude to members of the Senate for the confidence reposed in her.


She said, “I want to extend my deepest respect and appreciation to you all for the strong support and the unwavering commitment that you have accorded me.”

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