|Emir Of Hadeija|
The Emir of Hadejia, His Royal Highness Alhaji Abubakar Adamu Maje, CON, has been appointed as the new Chancellor of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. This was contained in a statement signed by the Minister of Education Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, announcing the President’s approval for the appointment of Chancellors for the 38 Federal Universities in Nigeria.
Alh. Abubakar Maje is a seasoned civil servant, who has served as Social Welfare Officer and Senior Personnel Officer with the Ministry of Social Welfare, Kano State and Executive Secretary, Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board.
He takes over from the Emir of Fika, His Royal Highness Alhaji (Dr.) Abali Ibn Muhammadu Idrissa, CON, D. Lits., as the 4th Chancellor of the University of Uyo.