By Lateef Taiwo
President Buhari,approved the appointment of Alh. Sani Usman MCPN as the
7th substantive Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi,this was disclosed to the press by Mohammad Wada,Deputy Registrar Public Relations Of the Polytechnic,
The newly appointed rector was Born in Gombe on 18th August, 1963,, Sani Usman attended Tudun Wada Primary School, Gombe from 1971-1978 before proceeding to Government Science Secondary School, Gombe where he
obtained his SSCE/GCE in 1983.
Usman attended the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1983-1987 where he
a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics.
He was also at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
University, Bauchi for Postgraduate Diploma and Master of Science Degree in Computer Science
in 1996 and 2006 respectively.
He joined the service of the Polytechnic in 1989 and rose through the ranks to become Chief
Lecturer in the year 2014.
He held many enviable positions in the Polytechnic which include but
not limited to the following: Head of Department Computer Science from 2004-2018, Dean School of Science and Technology from 2013-2017.
The new Rector was elected Member of the
Polytechnic Governing Council in 2017 to represent the Academic Board before his appointment
as Deputy Rector of the Polytechnic in 2018, a position he held until 2022.
A scholar and teacher par excellence, Sani Usman has mentions in many local and
international scholarly journals, attended a handful short courses and workshops and had
attended many academic conferences and presented papers within and outside Nigeria.
He is happily married and blessed with four children, the new Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi is a
Member, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN).
In a letter of his appointment as 7th substantive Rector, signed and presented by the Honourable Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, the appointment is effective from 21st May, 2023.
Muhammad Rabiu Wada, MNIPR
Deputy Registrar, Public Relations,the statement revealed