The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria, at its 125th meeting held on Tuesday, the 12th of September, 2017, has approved the appointment of Professor Abdullahi Bala as the 7th Vice Chancellor of the University.
Professor Abdullahi Bala will assume duty on Sunday the 3rd of December, 2017 when the tenure of the incumbent Vice-Chancellor will come to an end.
Mrs. Victoria N. Kolo
Registrar/Secretary to Council
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Professor Abdullahi Bala was appointed as the VC of Federal University of Technology Minna, earlier today as the 7th vice chancellor of the prestigious University.
Professor Bala who was born on the 27th of March 1967. He attended Federal Government College, Minna graduated in 1984.
He proceeded to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture between 1979 and 1984.
He got his Masters Degree in Soil Chemistry and Fertility from The University of Reading in the UK between 1992 and 1993.
He then proceeded to University of London where he obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Soil Microbiology between 1995 and 1999.
He has worked with different reputable Companies which include; Independent Policy Group, Abuja between 2004 and 2007, IITA Kano, between 2010 and 2012 before he was appointed as the Deputy vice chancellor (academics) at Federal University of Technology, Minna February 2012.
On the 12th September, 2017. he was appointed as the VC.