The Governing Council of University of Abuja, on Wednesday, announced the approval of the the promotion of 44 academic staff to the rank of professor and associate professor.
A statement released by the Director of Public Relations of the university, Dr Habib Yakoob, which was made available to our correspondent in Abuja, noted that a total of 22 staff out of the 44 were promoted to the rank of professor.
“While 22 staff were promoted to the rank of professor, 20 were promoted to the rank of associate professor. The Council also approved the promotion of two bursary staff to the rank of deputy bursar.
“The promotions were considered and approved by the Council at its 92nd and 93rd Regular Meetings, which was held on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st March 2022, and Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th June 2022, respectively.
“A breakdown of the promotion list shows that the academic staff were promoted across several disciplines. There were 7 staff promoted in veterinary medicine; 4, Law; 3, Economics; 3, Biological Sciences; 2, Guidance and Counselling.