By Kuni Tyessi
The Committee of Vice Chancellors in Nigeria (CVCN) has appointed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Sulyman Abdulkareem as its chairman.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Lilian Salami was also appointed by the committee to serve as alternate chairperson.
The Secretary General of the committee, Professor Yakubu Ochefu, in a statement made available to THISDAY, said the decision was taken tduring a virtual and physical meeting which took place at its secretariat in Abuja.
While wishing the executive officers success in their mandate and in the discharge of their responsibilities, he said a lot is expected from them as the nation looks up to universities in solving its socio-economic and political challenges.
The statement reads, ” The Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian universities in a virtual/physical meeting at the secretariat, appointed the VC of University of Ilorin, Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem as chairman, Committee of Vice Chancellors of federal universities, while the vice chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Lilian Salami was appointed alternate chairperson.”