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Sultan of Sokoto Now UI Chancellor: Full List Of New Varsity Chancellors

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The President Muhammadu Buhari has named 42 traditional rulers as new chancellors of some federal universities and inter-university centres in Nigeria.

The president also appointed and 27 other individuals as pro-chancellors of selected universities.

A statement issued by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, stated that the newly appointed chancellors will replace deceased ones while others are for newly established universities.

Here is the full list of universities and their chancellors:

University of Ibadan – HE Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, CFR, mni. Sultan of Sokoto

University of Lagos – Alhaji (Dr.) Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi. The Shehu of Borno

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – HM Obi Ofala Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe. Obi of Onitsha

Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State – HRM Oba Aremu Gbadebo. Alake of Egbaland

Bayero University, Kano – HM, Oba Ewuare 11, Oba of Benin

Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State – HRM King W.S. Joshua Igburugburu X, CON, Ibenanawei of Bomo Kingdom

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi – Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe Aladesanmi III. CON, JP. Ewi of Ado-Ekiti

Federal University Gashua, Yobe – HRM Professor Joseph Chike Edozien. CFR, Asagba of Asaba

Federal University, Gusau Zamfara – HRH Engr. Arc. Ezeogo Ewa Elechi. Isu-Oha I of Ohaisu Kingdom

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Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State – HM, Shekarau Angyu, Masa Ibi Kuyon 11, The Uka of Wukari

Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State – HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Mohammadu Abali Ibn Mohammed Idris, CON. The Emir of Fika

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State – The Attah of Igala

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta – HRE Ebidem Ekpo Okon Abasi OTU V. The Obong of Calabar

Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun – HRH, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi, Torungbuwa 11, Akarigho of Remoland

Federal University of Technology, Akure – HRH, Alhaji Umar Kabir Umah 11,Emir of Katagum

Federal University of Technology, Minna – HRM, Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Deji of Akure

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina – King Dandeson Douglas Jaja jeki. Amanyanabo of Opobo Kingdom

Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State – Sir, Alh. (Dr.) Adamu Baba Yunusa. The Ona of Abaji

Federal University, Birnin Kebbi – HRM Eze Cletus Ilomuanya. Obi of Obinugwu

Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State – HRM, Igwe Ambassador Lawrence Agubuzu, Ogbunechendo, Ezema Olo Kingdom

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Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa – HRH, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad 1, Emir of Lafia

Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike – HRH Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III. Emir of Gombe

Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola – HRM Okuku (Dr.) Uwa Umoh Adiaka III, JP. Paramount Ruler/Ekporikpo of Obot

National Open University of Nigeria – HRH Agbaidu Elias Ikoyi Obekpa CON, FCTI, OCH’IDOMA IV.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka – HRM (Dr.) Da Jacob Gyang Buba. Gbong Gwon Jos

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife – HRH, Alhaji (Dr.) Yahaya Abubakar, CFR. The Etsu Nupe

University of Abuja, Gwagwalada – HRH, Dr. Rilwan Suleiman Adamu CFR, FNIOB, EMIR OF BAUCHI

University of Agriculture, Makurdi – Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, CFR. The Emir of Ilorin

University of Benin – HRM Prof. James Ortese Iorzua Ayatse, The Tor of Tiv

University of Calabar – HRH, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, Emir of Kano

University of Ilorin – HRH, Alhaji (Dr.) AbdulMumini Kabir Usman, CFR. Emir of Katsina

University of Jos – HRH, Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, Emir of Zazzau

University of Maiduguri – HRM, Oba (Dr.)Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, JP, CFR, LLD. Alafin of Oyo

University of Nigeria, Nsukka – HRM, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II. The Ooni of Ife

University of Port-Harcourt – HRH, Muhammadu Ilyasu Bashar. Emir of Gwandu

University of Uyo – HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Adamu Abubakar Maje, CON. The Emir of Hadejia

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Usamanu Danfodiyo University – Alayeluwa Oba (Dr.) Rilwanu Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu I, CFR,mni. Oba of Lagos

University of Health Sciences – HRH. Alhaji Attahiru Mohammed Ahmed (CON), Emir of Zamfara

Nigerian Army University, Biu – HRM, Maj-Gen Felix Mujakpe (retd.), CFR, mni, Orodje of Okpe Kingdom

Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State – HRM King Alfred Papapereye Diete – Spiff, OFR, The Amanyanabo of Twon Brass

Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru – Eze Dr. Eberechi N. Dick JP, Eze Udo 1 of Mgboko Ngwa, Amaize

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