The President of Association of African Private Universities (AAPU), Prof. Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo, has named Dr. Salisou Mamoudou as the Deputy Secretary-General of the association.
The appointment letter was presented to Dr. Mamoudou on Saturday, 16th September, 2023, by Prof. Gwarzo at Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano.
Recall that the association had recently appointed Prof. Abubakar Sadiq as its Secretary-General
In a remark shortly after presenting the letter, Prof. Gwarzo described the appointment as a well deserved one in view of the appointee’s wealth of experience in academia and internationalization.
Prof. Gwarzo used the occasion to reiterate his commitment to committing adequate resources with a view to promoting research culture and knowledge generation among member institutions.
According to him, AAPU was established to promote networking and experience sharing in teaching and learning in addition to designing a common vision for African higher education.
He reminded the new appointee on the importance of teamwork in the discharge of his official duties so as to move the association forward.
Responding, Dr. Mamoudou, who expressed appreciation for the confidence reposed in him by Prof. Gwarzo, also gave assurance of his readiness to contribute his own quota towards the development of the association.
Among the management staff of MAAUN that graced the occasion were the President, Prof. (Dr.) Mohammad Israr, Vice President Administration, Dr. Habib Awais Abubakar, Director, Academic Planning and Quality Assurance, Dr. Nura Yaro, Director Founder’s Office, Dr. Aliyu Mirnga and Director Linkages and Collaboration, Dr. Bala Muhammad Tukur, among others.