Four female professors applied for the substantive position of Vice-Chancellor, Adamawa State University, Mubi. the Chairman of the Governing Council of the university, Auwal Tukur, disclosed.
Mr Tukur made the disclosure while unveiling the total number of applications received by the council in Yola on Friday.
The chairman said that the council received a total of 25 applications from interested applicants across the country.
He added that “the next action is for the council’s Screening and Selection Committee to filter the applicants for appropriate action.
“We have so far received a total of 25 applications for the position of Vice-Chancellor, Adamawa State University, Mubi, among them are four female professors.
“The next action is for the council to ensure transparency and justice for every applicant and to select the best among them for the position.”
The chairman announced that among the female applicants are Prof. Kwaletapwa Farauta, the current acting vice-chancellor of the university and Prof. Anah Malgwui.
He noted that others are: Prof. Fati Adamu and Prof. Jennifer Audu.
He added that the key principal officers of the university, namely: vice-chancellor, registrar, bursar and librarian, were all on acting capacity and from the recent development, all the offices would be occupied by substantive officers.
According to him, three successful candidates will be presented to the state governor for final appointment.
He confirmed that before the end of the first quarter of 2020, successful and substantive vice-chancellor would emerge.