Prof. Mohammed Yahuza Bello Tuesday emerged the new Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), defeating 10 other contestants in a keenly but peacefully conducted election.
Prof. Bello who was the former Director, Project Monitoring and Evaluation of the University polled 834 out of 1187 votes cast during the exercise.
Other candidates who contested along-side the victorious Vice Chancellor include Prof. Mohammed Abdullahi, 36 votes; Prof. Mohammada Sani Sule, 116 votes; Prof. Muhammad Dahiru Suleiman, 102 votes; Pprof. Lawal Danladi, 17 votes.
Other are; Prof. Kamilu Sani Fagge, 61 votes and Prof. Abdulraman Adejo Audu, 17 votes.
We gathered that after Prof. Bello rectification by the university’s Governing Council and the presidency, he will succeed the out-going Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed who has spent five years as Vice Chancellor of the University.
Four former Vice Chancellors of the University, Prof. Bello Bako Danbatta, late Prof. Musa Abdullahi, Prof. Attahiru Jega and the Prof. Rasheed, all emerged through this local arrangement, using the search team and congregation in selecting the Vice Chancellors.