UniAbuja Gets First Female Law Professor From Katsina
Aisha, who was promoted to professor of International Law, was among 49 academic staff promoted to the rank of professor by the Governing Council of the University of Abuja.
A statement by Head, Information & University Relations, Dr. Habib Yakoob, said 22 staff members were promoted to the rank of professor, and 27 were elevated to the rank of associate professor.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, said: “A number of exceptional female academics were also promoted to the professorial cadre, and the University is very proud of this.
“Among them is Aisha Sani Maikudi, who is the youngest and first female law professor from Katsina State and indeed the Northwest Region, promoted as a Professor of International Law.”
The Council, under the chairmanship of Prof Ahmed Modibbo, approved the promotion of the academic staff at its 94th and 95th Regular meetings.
“A breakdown of the approved promotion shows that the academic staff were promoted across several disciplines which include radiology, veterinary pathology, political science, Islamic studies, history and diplomatic studies, biological sciences, guidance and counselling, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and public law.
“Other fields of the professors and associate professors are economics, chemistry, physics, veterinary anatomy, theatre arts, mechanical engineering, public administration, sociology, computer science, and philosophy,” the statement added.
Credit: The Nigeria Lawyers