The Federal government has appointed Sani Usman as the 7th substantive Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi.
The letter of appointment was handed over to the new appointee by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu.
Until his appointment, Mr Usman was the polytechnic’s Deputy Rector, a position he held from 2018 to 2022.
The appointment, according to the institution’s Deputy Registrar in charge of public relations, Muhammad Rabiu, is effective from 21 May.
He succeeds Sanusi Waziri, who was appointed in February, 2018.
Mr Usman, 60, joined the service of the Polytechnic in 1989 and rose through the ranks to become Chief Lecturer in 2014.
He headed the Computer Science Department from 2004 to 2018, and was also the Dean of the School of Science and Technology from 2013-2017.
He was elected a member of the polytechnic’s governing council in 2017 to represent the academic board.
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